RealtimeBid.com (“RealtimeBid”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement describes our current privacy practices with regard to the personal information we collect, use and disclose, including in respect of our website. By accessing www.realtimeBid.com, you acknowledge and fully understand RealtimeBid’s Privacy Statement and freely consent to the information collection and use practices described in this Privacy Statement.
RealtimeBid reserves the right to revise this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the RealtimeBid website following the posting of the update reflecting such changes will constitute your acceptance of those changes.
RealtimeBid collects personal information from individuals through various means, including through our website. For security reasons, RealtimeBid may also use video or other surveillance means to monitor its premises from time to time.
RealtimeBid uses information collected from individuals to provide products or services, to respond to requests for information regarding RealtimeBid’s products and services, and for additional purposes that may be identified as or before the time that the information is collected. The information gathered may be used for general marketing purposes to enable us to better meet our customers’ needs.
RealtimeBid will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the individual or as required or permitted by law. Once the information is no longer required to fulfill its intended purposes, and is no longer required or permitted to be retained for legal or business purposes, it will be destroyed, erased, or made anonymous.
We are the sole owner of the information collected on this site and will not share or rent this information to others in any way other than as disclosed in this Online Privacy Statement.
We may disclose certain personal information to third party service providers in order to carry out services on behalf of RealtimeBid. We will take appropriate steps to ensure that the third party service providers safeguard the personal information and use the information only for authorized purposes.
We may also disclose personal information to legal, financial, and other professional advisers and to its lenders or insurers in connection with the operation of our business. In respect of RealTimeBid’s fraud detection and prevention efforts or the investigation of lawful activities, RealtimeBid may collect and disclose personal information in cooperation with law enforcement authorities.
RealtimeBid uses brochures to announce its auctions, and maintains certain contact information to facilitate the mailing. If you wish to subscribe to our brochure mailing list, we will ask for contact information such as name, address, and telephone number. You can Opt-Out of such mailing by contacting us via telephone (407)705-2296, Email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or fax (419-865-4595).
If you register for one of our auctions we may ask you to provide certain financial information, including credit card information, used to qualify you to bid at our auctions. Credit card information is entered on our secure website page (see ‘Security’ below), which is transferred to a credit card service provider and is not retained by RealtimeBid.
RealtimeBid takes several precautions to protect our users’ personal information. When users submit sensitive information, their information is protected both online and off-line.
We use industry-standard encryption software to protect sensitive credit card information online. We also protect user information off-line. Access to all of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information, is restricted within our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.