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User Privacy
Our primary purpose in collecting any information is to provide our users with a safe and reliable auction experience. We only collect personal information about you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

On a general basis, you can browse the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. When you choose to use our services, we may require you to provide contact and identity information, billing information, shipping information and other personal information as indicated on the forms throughout the Site. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature.

Under no circumstances do we sell or distribute your personal information to anyone. Your information is stored in our database simply for your convenience to use our auction software. If you are a auction winner or seller the other party to the auction will be given your contact information in order to complete the auction transaction.

We use data collection devices such as "cookies" to allow users who are signed up for our services to use those services without having to type their username and password on each and every page. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive to aid us in providing quality services to our web users. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie". All cookies that we use are session based cookies. They are programmed to be automatically deleted 12 hours after you log in. This allows you to come back in a given day and use our services without re-submitting your user information.

You may and can choose to decline our cookies. You will be required to reenter your username and password on a page by page basis in order to use the features of our auction site.. Additionally, users will probably encounter "cookies" in the CoinAuction web site that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties.

If you use the services of our site, we DO NOT collect information about your bidding, buying and selling behavior. We only use cookies to identify you so that you may access the site's features such as MyCoinAuction Manager.

Your User ID is displayed prominently throughout the CoinAuction web site and is therefore available to the public. All of your interactions with the web site will be tracked by your username. Other people can see your bids, items that you have purchased in the past, your feedback rating and associated comments, your postings on the Site, and so on. Therefore, if you associate your name with your username the people who you have revealed your name to will be able to personally track your activities throughout the site.

If contacted for Legal Requests it is our policy to comply with such requests. We will cooperates with law enforcement requests that are not wide intrusive requests. We will work with law enforcement and other third parties to enforce laws, copyright rights and fraud. We will work diligently to protect you from bad users who would work to defraud a trust based site such as ours.

WE DO NOT TOLERATE SPAM. To report a user that is suspected of spamming please use our Support Center.


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