Privacy Policy

"Auction News Ltd" considers the protection of your privacy to be of utmost importance.
This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website. It also gives certain assurances on things that we will and what we will not do.

Keeping your details safe

"Auction News Ltd" is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We maintain strict security measures in order to protect personal information. These measures include technical and procedural steps to protect your data from misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What we collect

We may collect the following information: Name and job title, Company Name, email address, demographic information such as address and postcode, preferences and interests. We require this information so we can send you the information you have requested and also to understand your needs and provide you with a personalised service. 

Use of information

Information you provide may be used by us and/or our agents to:
  • identify and respond to you when you make direct enquiries or requests to us
  • administer any accounts, services and products provided by us
  • undertake marketing & customer analysis
  • help prevent and detect fraud or loss
  • contact you about other services and products offered by us, and selected partners (provided you have given us prior consent)

We may use the data gathered about your usage of the Auction News Ltd web site to promote ourselves to third parties who may have an interest in advertising with us. At no point during this process will personally identifiable information about you be shared with such parties. Information sent to external parties will be from a general perspective of the Auction News website user or subscriber populations.

Disclosure of information

We will not sell, rent or share your personal information, with or to any third parties for marketing purposes without your express permission.
We may disclose information we hold about you to third parties for the purpose of providing services you have requested, as part of the process of sale, or where legitimately requested for legal or regulatory purposes, as part of legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings.

Controlling your personal information

If you would like to request: 
  • a copy of the information held
  • changes to the information held
  • removal of the information held from our records
please email us at: info@auctionnews.com or write to Auction News Ltd, 6 Somme Road, Allestree, Derby DE22 2NP.
All requests will be actioned promptly and without charge.

You may opt out of receiving all emails from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link, which is included with every email or by changing your email preferences from your personal Dashboard.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information we hold about you is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Cookies

By continuing to use this site you agree to the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file which you give permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use cookies to identify which pages are being used, analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better service, however, you can choose to decline cookies either when you first visit the site or by modifying your browser settings. Please bear in mind this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Payments

All our online payments are handled by Sagepay and PayPal, therefore we do not store credit or debit card card details locally on our site. All credit card information is transmitted using secure socket layer (SSL) encryption.

Sagepay and PayPal are payment service providers whose top priority and responsibility is to ensure that transaction data is kept secure at all times..

View the Sagepay security policy.
View the PayPal security policy.

Updates

This policy is effective from 1st January 2018. "Auction News Ltd" may change this policy by updating this page, therefore you should check here from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.