Last Updated: 12/5/2023
1. Information We Collect
a. Personal Information: In the process of registration and participation in auctions, we collect a spectrum of personal information, encompassing but not limited to your name, contact details, billing particulars, and identification documents.
b. Transaction Information: Comprehensive details pertaining to your auction activities, such as registrations, bids, purchases, and sales, are collected for transactional and marketing purposes.
c. Device Information: We gather nuanced information about the devices utilized to access our services, including but not restricted to IP addresses, browser specifications, and unique device identifiers.
2. How We Use Your Information
a. Auction Services: Personal information is employed to deliver our auction services seamlessly, encompassing bid processing, transaction facilitation, and user account management.
b. Communication: Your contact information serves the purpose of not only sending vital updates and notifications related to our services but also facilitating marketing communications. By registering with Brunk Auctions, you expressly agree to receive marketing emails. Your communication preferences can be managed by opting in or out of marketing communications, including SMS notifications and emails.
c. Security and Fraud Prevention: We employ reasonable technical, physical, and administrative measures to safeguard personal information collected on this website, including using industry-compliant encryption technology (SSL), secure login credentials, regular software updates, and fraud detection systems. While we cannot guarantee absolute protection against unauthorized access or breaches, we commit to notifying you promptly if we believe your personal information may have been exposed, and we reserve the right to provide such notices electronically if permitted by law.
3. Information Sharing
a. Service Providers: Collaboration with third-party service providers is imperative to deliver our services efficiently. These entities may include bidding platforms, payment processors, shipping companies, and IT support.
b. Legal Compliance: Information may be disclosed to comply with legal obligations, enforce policies, respond to legal claims, or protect our rights.
4. Your Choices
a. Marketing Preferences: The system enables you to manage communication preferences, allowing you to opt in or out of marketing communications, including SMS messages and email.
a. Data Security: Rigorous security measures are implemented to safeguard your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Credit card numbers inputted in Brunk’s site are securely transferred via SSL technology to a fully compliant PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) third party, Stripe, and are neither stored nor shared; they are exclusively utilized for security verification purposes. Payments via credit or debit card are a separate secured process, wherein credit and debit cards numbers undergo encryption and are neither stored nor shared in the payment process.
6. Cookies and Tracking
a. Cookies: Our website employs cookies and analogous technologies to elevate user experience, analyze trends, and administer our digital platform. Opting out of cookies may inhibit the use of our services.
b. Google Analytics: Google Analytics, a web analytics service by Google, tracks and reports website traffic, monitoring Service usage and sharing collected data with other Google services, potentially utilizing it to customize ads within its advertising network; users can opt-out via the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, preventing the sharing of visit activity information. For further information: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
7. Content Warning and Age Restrictions
a. Viewer Discretion Advised: Given the potential inclusion of explicit material such as nudity or profanity, we advise viewer discretion. Our services are strictly intended for individuals aged 18 and above. We conscientiously refrain from collecting personal information from children. For users under 18, we recommend the utilization of our services under the guidance and with the permission of a parent or legal guardian due to the potential visibility of explicit content.
Thank you for selecting Brunk Auctions.