| YOUR PRIVACY MATTERS TO US
Your privacy is important to us! Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. is committed
to respecting your privacy through the protection of your Personal
Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. collects about you, and the use to which
that information is put.
Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. does not collect information that personally
identifies individuals except when individuals provide such specific
information on a voluntary basis.
Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. has always been, and will continue to be,
committed to maintaining the accuracy, confidentiality and security
of your Personal Information. As part of this commitment, we have
adopted the 10 principles established by the Canadian Standards Association’s
Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information. These principles
form part of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents
Act (the “Act”), which establishes rules governing the
collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information by the private
Our 10 Privacy Principles:
- Accountability: All Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. associates are
responsible for maintaining and protecting all Personal Information
under their control. Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. has designated an
individual to oversee the company's compliance with the Act and
our 10 Privacy Principles.
- Identifying Purposes: We will identify the purposes for which
Personal Information is collected, either before or at the time
- Consent: We will only collect, use and disclose your Personal
Information with your knowledge and consent, except where otherwise
required or permitted by law.
- Limiting Collection: We will limit the collection of your Personal
Information to only those details that are necessary for the purposes
- Limiting Use, Disclosure and Retention: Your Personal Information
will only be used or disclosed for the purpose for which it was
collected, unless you have otherwise consented, or when it is
required or permitted by law. We will only retain your Personal
Information for the period of time required to fulfill the purposes
for which it was collected.
- Accuracy: We will keep Personal Information we collect as accurate,
complete and up-to-date as necessary to fulfill the purposes for
which it was collected.
- Safeguards: We will protect the Personal Information we collect
with security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the
- Openness: Information about our policies and practices relating
to the management of Personal Information will be made readily
available to you.
- Access: At your request, we will inform you of the existence,
use and disclosure of your Personal Information, as well as give
you access to the information. You have the right to challenge
the accuracy and completeness of your information, and to amend
it as necessary.
- Challenging Compliance: You may contact us with any questions,
complaints or suggestions with respect to the above principles.
WHAT IS PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Personal Information is broadly defined as information
about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name,
title, business address, or telephone number of an employee of an
organization. Data we collect with personal identifiers removed,
so that it is impossible to determine the identity of the person
to whom the information relates, is not considered Personal Information.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
Our Relationship With You Is Important To Us
We want to provide you with an internet auction service
on an ongoing basis and to establish a long-lasting relationship
with you that will grow and change to meet your needs. With your
permission, we collect Personal Information about you to:
- provide the internet auction services you request
- identify you
- establish and maintain a relationship with you, and to provide
you with ongoing service
- respond to your needs as an auction participant
- protect you, and us, against error and fraud
- to facilitate the collection of fees, including acquisition
fees and disposition fees
- to facilitate the receipt of and payment of auction proceeds
to the respective Participants
- comply with legal requirements
Your Personal Information may also be used to create statistics
about our business. These statistics would not contain any information
that could identify you personally.
The cornerstone to protecting your privacy is consent. We will only
collect, use, and disclose your Personal Information with your consent,
except where otherwise permitted by law. We do not, as a condition
of the supply of a product or service to you, require you to consent
to the collection, use, or disclosure of your Personal Information
beyond that information which is required to complete the transaction.
By using the internet auction site and services, you signify your
using any portion of the internet auction site following notification
or posting of such change, then this will constitute your acceptance
of these changes.
Types of Consent
Consent can be express or it may be implied in appropriate circumstances.
Express Consent can be given by you in writing, in person, electronically,
by telephone, or by using a check-off box.
Implied Consent may be used by us as a basis for extending new marketing
offers or delivering merchandise or catalogues to you. We will not
use your implied consent for the use or disclosure of your sensitive
Personal Information such as financial data.
You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual
restrictions and reasonable notice. If you withdraw your consent,
we will inform you of the implications of such withdrawal. To withdraw
your consent, simply contact us and advise us of what Personal Information
you no longer wish us to use.
Will We Share Information With Anyone Else?
Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. may share information with specified Third
Parties who can provide additional services to the Participants
and which may be of benefit to you. In addition, Iron Globe Auctions
Ltd. may disclose aggragated data (not being Personal Information)
to Third Parties in order to describe our services and reach perspective
partners, advertisers and other Third Parties.
You should be aware that if you voluntarily disclose Personal Information
on line in a public area, that information may be collected and
used by others. We obviously cannot control the actions of visitors
to our website. If you disclose Personal Information in a place
which is publicly accessible in the Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. website, you do so
at your own risk and you should know that the information you submit
may be collected and used by others.
You are also solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your
own password. Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. will use its best efforts
to safe-guard the privacy of your Personal Information, however,
transmissions made by means of the internet cannot be absolutely
secure. Iron Globe Auctions Ltd. assumes no liability for disclosure
of data due to error in transmissions or unauthorized Third Party