Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is data that can be used to identify or contact a single person.
You may be asked to provide your personal information anytime you are in contact with bidpin. bidpin may share this personal information with each other
and advertising. You are not required to provide the personal information that we have requested, but, if you chose not to do so, in many cases we will not
be able to provide you with our products or services or respond to any queries you may have.
Here are some examples of the types of personal information bidpin may collect and how we may use it.
What personal information we collect
We may collect a variety of information, including your name, mailing address, phone number, email address, contact preferences, and credit card
When talking with a customer support specialist through our live chat system, we may collect any additional information you voluntarily disclose.
How we use your personal information
The personal information we collect allows us to keep you posted on bidpin’s latest service announcements and upcoming events. If you don’t want to be on
our mailing list, you can opt out anytime by contacting bidpin and electing to opt-out.
We also use personal information to help us create, develop, operate, deliver, and improve our services, content and advertising, and for loss prevention
and anti-fraud purposes.
From time to time, we may use your personal information to send important notices, such as communications about purchases and changes to our terms,
conditions, and policies. Because this information is important to your interaction with bidpin, you may not opt out of receiving these communications.
We may also use personal information for internal purposes such as auditing, data analysis, and research to improve bidpin’s services and customer
Collection and Use of Non-Personal Information
We also collect data in a form that does not, on its own, permit direct association with any specific individual. We may collect, use, transfer, and
disclose non-personal information for any purpose. The following are some examples of non-personal information that we collect and how we may use it:
We may collect information such as occupation, language, zip code, area code, unique device identification, Internet protocol addresses, location, and the
time zone where a user logs on, registers, or otherwise interacts with bidpin.com so that we can better understand customer behavior and improve our
services and advertising.
We may collect information regarding customer activities on our website. This information is aggregated and used to help us provide more useful information
to our customers and to understand which parts of our website and services are of most interest. Aggregated data is considered non-personal information for
If we do combine non-personal information with personal information the combined information will be treated as personal information for as long as it
Cookies and Other Technologies
such as pixel tags and web beacons. These technologies help us better understand user behavior, tell us which parts of our website people have visited, and
facilitate and measure the effectiveness of advertisements and web searches. We treat information collected by cookies and other technologies as
non-personal information. However, to the extent that Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or similar identifiers are considered personal information by local
law, we also treat these identifiers as personal information. Similarly, to the extent that non-personal information is combined with personal information,
As is true of most websites, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP)
addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and click stream data.
We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, and to gather demographic
information about our user base as a whole. bidpin may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.
In some of our email messages, we use a “click-through URL” linked to content on the bidpin website. When customers click one of these URLs, they pass
through a separate web server before arriving at the destination page on our website. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in
particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or
graphic links in the email messages.
Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read, and they tell us whether mail has been opened. We may use this information to
reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers.
Disclosure to Third Parties
Personal information will only be shared by bidpin to provide or improve our services, including processing payment and preventing fraud in online payment
transactions; it will not be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.
bidpin shares personal information with companies who provide services such as information processing, extending credit, fulfilling customer orders,
delivering products to you, managing and enhancing customer data, providing customer service, assessing your interest in our products and services, and
conducting customer research or satisfaction surveys. These companies are obligated to protect your information and may be located wherever bidpin
It may be necessary − by law, legal process, litigation, or requests from public and governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence −
for bidpin to disclose your personal information. We may also disclose information about you if we determine that for purposes of national security, law
enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our terms and conditions or protect our
operations or users. Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, or sale we may transfer any and all personal information we collect to the
relevant third party.