What We Collect: When you use and access the Website, we may receive information regarding your use of the Website. We may also receive your IP address or any unique device identifiers, and we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser. Except as otherwise stated herein, we do not collect personal information, namely information that identifies you. For example, there is no registration to use the Website, and we do not know your name or contact information.
How We Collect Information. We may automatically collect and store information as you use the Website. When you subscribe to our newsletter or to receive updates, we collect the subscription information you provide on the Website. When you purchase an auction item, we collect the information stated above in connection with your purchase.
Use of Information: Information may be used by us for administrative, analytical, research, optimization, security, and other purposes. When you purchase an item from us, we use the information provided by you to process and ship the purchased item to you. When you subscribe to our newsletter or updates, we use the information to transmit the newsletters and updates that you have subscribed to. When you contact us, we may use the information to respond to your inquiry.
Compliance with Data Protection Principles: We shall ensure that your information is:
(a) Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner.
(b) Collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.
(c) Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is processed.
(d) Accurate and where necessary kept up to date.
(e) Not kept in a form which permits the identification of individuals for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the information is processed.
(f) Processed in a manner that ensures its security using appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.
(g) Not transferred to another person or country without appropriate safeguards being in place.
VIP uses commercially reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard information in its possession against theft, loss and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. However, no method of transmission over the Internet or via a mobile device, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect information about you, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Your Rights. At any time, you may:
(a) withdraw your consent to our processing your information;
(b) request certain information about our processing activities;
(c) request access to your information that we hold;
(d) prevent our use of your information for direct marketing purposes;
(e) ask us to erase your information if it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which it was collected or processed or to rectify inaccurate information or to complete incomplete information;
(f) restrict our processing in specific circumstances;
(g) challenge processing which has been justified on the basis of our legitimate interests or in the public interest;
(h) object to decisions based solely on automated processing of your information;
(i) prevent processing that is likely to cause damage or distress to you or anyone else;
(j) be notified of any act or omission that compromises the security, confidentiality, integrity or availability of your information which is likely to result in a high risk to your rights and freedoms;
(k) make a complaint to data protection authorities; or
(l) in limited circumstances, receive or ask for your information to be transferred to a third party in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
We do not sell or rent any information collected through the Website.
Disclosure of Information. We may disclose information to third parties if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:
(b) Information in anonymous form may be shared with third parties who assist us with operations such as application development, hosting, maintenance, administration, analytics, research, optimization, and advertising.
(c) We may disclose any information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, regulation or legal process.
(d) We also reserve the right to disclose information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Website, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights, enforce our contracts, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others.