Purpose

Remlinger Auctions is committed to protecting your privacy by promoting and complying with the use of business practices that help protect the confidentiality of our customers and their data. Here we provide the opportunity for you to learn more about how we collect, use, secure, and share your personal information.

In general, you can remain anonymous when browsing Remlinger Collector Car Auctions, but there are instances when we collect customer information. This policy describes how we protect, collect, use, and share customer information. For information on acceptable use and terms for our sites and services, refer to our Terms of Use.

Customer information means all non-public information related to an identified individual, which is sometimes called personally identifiable information. Customer information does not include anonymized data, aggregated data or de-identified data, all of which do not identify an individual.

This policy was last updated on April 1st, 2021.

Our Privacy Principles

Remlinger Collector Car Auction holds to the following principles regarding collection and use of customer information:

  • We do not sell your personal information. Period.
  • We do not allow those who are doing business on our behalf to use your personal information for their own marketing purposes.
  • We contractually require any person or organization providing products or services on our behalf to protect personal information.

 

Collection of Customer Information

We collect customer information in different ways. We treat these types of information below as personal information.

When you register to bid, consign, purchase tickets or other goods, contact us or participate in an online survey, we may collect a variety of information, that you provide directly to us including your name, physical and electronic address, phone and fax number, email address, contact preferences, driver license number, credit card information and social media profile information.

When you use the site, open our emails or interactive with our advertisements, we may use cookies, both from us and third-parties, or similar technologies to passively collect information from your web browser or device including IP address, device, browser and operating system information, browsing history on our sites, including dates and times of your visits and pages viewed, as well as other log information.

We may obtain information from third parties and sources other than the site. In the event that we combine this third party information with information we collect, either directly or passively through our site, emails, business transactions, or other sources outlined herein, we will treat the combined information as personal information unless otherwise bound by additional requirements from a third party contract or policy.

 

Use of Customer Information

Remlinger Collector Car Auctions uses customer information in a variety of ways for a variety of purposes, including;

  • As needed, to handle your transaction.
  • To help us operate, maintain, create, develop and improve our products and services.
  • To protect our rights and property and enforce our Terms of Service.
  • To verify your identity before you create an account.
  • From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases, including status emails about bidder registrations, consignments and purchases. 
  • We may use information regarding customer activities on our website, from our communications and from our other products and services. This information is aggregated and used to understand usage, allow us to provide more useful information and experiences to our customers and to improve marketing effectiveness.
  • As needed, to protect against fraud and unauthorized transactions and in connection with the investigation, establishment, and defense of legal rights
  • We retain customer information for legal, auditing, regulatory, and business purposes.

 

Protecting Customer Data

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect customer information and to comply with federal and state laws. We work hard to protect you and Remlinger Collector Car Auctions from unauthorized access, destruction, alteration or disclosure of personal information we hold including:

  • We use encryption to keep your data secure while in transit
  • We regular review of our policies and practices, including physical security measures, to prevent unauthorized access to our systems
  • We regular monitor and audit our networks and systems for unauthorized access.

Cookies

Cookies are small files sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Remlinger Collector Car Auctions uses cookies, web-beacons, pixels and other similar technology to enable features and functionality across our sites and improve and analyze our services. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or indicate when a cookie is being set. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our sites or services.

Examples of cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies – We use session cookies to authenticate users and operate our services.
  • Preference Cookies – We use preference cookies to set various settings or preferences for features and functions available to you.
  • Security Cookies – We use security cookies to provide security for our services.