Last Modified: 09/22/2023
The Website provides information regarding real estate and personal property sales and related services (collectively, “Services”).
CHILDREN AND ONLINE PRIVACY:
We do not intend to collect PII from children under 18. If you are under the age of 18, do not provide us with PII, use our Services, or the Website. If we learn that we collected PII from a child under 18, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe that we collected information from a child under 18, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
I. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
We collect this information:
The technologies we use for automatic data collection may include:
Information You Provide To Us
We may collect the following types of information that you provide to us on or through the Website:
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Sensitive Personal Information is PII that if lost, compromised, or disclosed without authorization, may subject an individual to risk of substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to an individual. Sensitive Personal Information includes, without limitation: geo-location data, UDIDs, social security number, driver’s license number or other state identification number, or a foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, credit card number, or debit card number.
The Website may collect or retain Sensitive Personal Information with your consent, if you provide it to us. Any Sensitive Personal Information that you provide to us is used by us solely in connection with the contemplated transaction in connection with which you are sending us any Sensitive Personal Information.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include personal information, but we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service. For example, we may associate this type of information with PII to determine whether you register for an auction or contact us.
Information About You From Other Sources
We and our Service Providers may collect personal information about you on the Website and from other sources, including commercially available sources. All the information we collect about you may be combined to personalize your experience, provide you and our clients with Services, to improve our Website and Services, and for other marketing efforts.
II. HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION
Non-PII that we or our Service Providers collect may be used for marketing and sales efforts and/or analysis.
PII and Non-PII collected on the Website is used to personalize our interactions with you, allow you to pre-register for auctions, and allow us to answer your questions about the Website or our Services. A. J. Billig also maintains databases of email addresses, physical addresses and phone numbers, and may conduct email, SMS message, or physical flyer campaigns to individuals in our database. We maintain business information, which may include PII provided by individuals or companies, for purposes of administering our business, such as maintaining account contact information, etc.
AJ Billig does/may use the following third-party services:
We may share aggregate or anonymous Non-PII with Service Providers.
We may share PII and non-PII with our Service Providers, including website and social media consultants, research consultants and marketing firms.
We may share PII and non-PII with your consent, or for any other purpose disclosed by us with respect to information you provide, when you provide it.
We may also share information pursuant to a court order or to law enforcement or government officials as we deem necessary or appropriate.
Visitors who Request Services via the Website
Visitors who register on our Website may consent to be contacted by us, or to receive emails, SMS messages, physical mail, or phone calls from us.
III. HOW WE PROTECT AND RETAIN YOUR INFORMATION
We take security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. These include firewalls and encryption, internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures, as well as physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems.
If we retain PII on our systems, we restrict access to PII to employees, contractors, and agents who need to know that information in order to operate, develop, or improve our Website and Services.
However, the internet and mobile web are inherently insecure and so we are unable guarantee that the security measures we take will not be penetrated or compromised or that your information will remain secure under all circumstances.
Currently, we retain individual records of PII and all Non-PII indefinitely. We reserve the right to change this policy subject to applicable laws and regulations.
IV. HOW TO CONTROL AND CORRECT YOUR INFORMATION
You may visit the Website and utilize some of the Website functionality without entering any personal information. You may visit the Website and elect not to provide Web Browsing Data to us or our Service Providers by following the opt-out procedures set forth below.
Learn More about Cookies, Web Beacons, and other Technologies
Opting Out of Cookies
To opt-out from collection and use of your Web Browsing Data by the Website, click http://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1 to access opt out and other privacy tools provided by the National Advertising Initiative.
Opting Out of Emails
If you do not wish to receive our emails, follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of our emails or send an email to email@example.com requesting removal from our email distribution list.
Opting Out of SMS Messages
If you do not wish to receive our SMS messages, you can reply to the SMS message with ‘stop,’ ‘cancel,’ ‘end,’ ‘quit,’ or ‘unsubscribe’ or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting removal from our SMS message distribution list.
We may engage with you on third party social media sites like Facebook, if you engage with us. By doing so, you “opt in” to sharing your content with us. Be aware that such content (PII, images, captions, and comments, etc.) that you submit (upload, post, comment, share, “like”, etc.) to third party social media sites (including any of our message boards or tweets) is publicly visible, not private and cannot be considered private PII. To manage social media notifications you receive, correct or delete your PII, or adjust your privacy settings, access the profile section of your social media accounts and follow the directions there. To learn more about social media privacy settings, follow these links:
Correcting your Personal Information
If you have any questions about accessing or updating information we have on file about you, please contact us at email@example.com.