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Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION:

Welcome to the Berlinetta website (The Website) and, if applicable, to using our Services (the Service) as an Online Auction Company. We’ve tried to make our Privacy Policy easy to understand and concise, so that it’s as clear as possible as to how we use your information. This Privacy Policy, like our Terms and Conditions, is an integral part of using berlinetta-auctions.co.uk, therefore you must completely agree to our Privacy Policy in order to use our Website or Service.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

Personally identifiable information submitted by you:

You may not be required to provide us any information when you visit our Website. However, in order to access some areas of our Website you will be required to submit personally identifiable information to us. Personally identifiable information is personal information that may be used to identify you as an individual. When using our Website, we may collect your name, email, mobile telephone number, and Unique Device ID. Additionally, we may allow you to login through a third party social network, if you do so, you agree that we may collect any personally identifiable information you make available through your login.

Non-identifying information:

Whenever you use our Website or our Service, we may collect non-identifying information from you such as your IP address, interactions with the Website and Service, mobile carrier, query information, location, referring URL, browser, operating system, browser version, mobile device version, web address, geographic IP information, cookie information, usage, data transferred, and Internet Service Provider. Additionally, we may collect information regarding your usage and interaction with our Website. Without a subpoena, voluntary compliance on the part of your Internet Service Provider, or additional records from a third party such as your wireless provider, this information alone cannot usually be used to identify you.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will never sell or transfer any personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent.

However, you agree that we may use your information:

  1. To enhance or improve our users’ experiences.
  2. To provide our Service to you and process transactions.
  3. To email you Newsletters and Consignment Alerts.
  4. To contact you and to respond to enquiries.
  5. To understand how you use our Website.

Additionally, we may give your information to law enforcement bodies if we are compelled to by a court order, if there has been a violation of any UK laws or if a violation of our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy has occurred.

ACCESSING, EDITING, AND REMOVING YOUR INFORMATION

If you have any questions or wish to review, change, or access any of your information collected by us, please contact us at info@berlinetta-auctions.co.uk. Additionally, if you wish to opt out of our data collection practices or would like us to remove any of your information, please also contact us at info@berlinetta-auctions.co.uk. Please be aware that removal of your information may cause your account to become inaccessible. Also you agree that we may keep inaccessible copies of your information in our internal systems after removal for legal and internal purposes for a commercially reasonable period of time.

COOKIES AND TRACKING

We use cookies to remember your preferences and track your ads, for this reason, you must have cookies enabled in your browser to use our Webite or Service. Additionally, some or all of our cookies may be accessible by third parties. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your computer or wish to restrict the type of cookies you accept, you can adjust the privacy settings of your web browser. You can manage cookies yourself and learn more about them, including how to block them or delete them, at: http://www.direct.gov.uk/managingcookies. Additionally, more information about cookies may be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org/. Deleting cookies may cause functionality issues with our Website or Service.

THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION

Although you are entering into an Agreement with Berlinetta to disclose your information to us, we do use third party individuals and organisations to assist us, including contractors, web hosts, and others such as Google Analytics.

Throughout the course of our provision of our Service to you, we may delegate our authority to collect, access, use, and disseminate your information. It is therefore necessary that you grant the third parties we may use in the course of our business the same rights that you afford us under this Privacy Policy. For this reason, you hereby agree that for every authorisation which you grant to us in this Privacy Policy, you also grant to any third party that we may hire, contract, or otherwise retain the services of for the purpose of operating, maintaining, repairing, or otherwise improving or preserving our website or its underlying files or systems. You agree not to hold us liable for the actions of any of these third parties, even if we would normally be held vicariously liable for their actions, and that you must take legal action against them directly should they commit any tort or other actionable wrong against you.

LAW ENFORCEMENT

You agree that we may disclose your information to the relevant authority if compelled to by a court order. Additionally, you agree that we may disclose your information if we reasonably believe that you have violated US law or the terms of our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy, or if we believe that a third party is at risk of bodily harm. In the event that we receive a subpoena affecting your privacy, we may elect to notify you to give you an opportunity to file a motion to quash the subpoena, or we may attempt to quash it ourselves, but we are not obligated to do either. We may also proactively report you and release your information without receiving any request to third parties where we believe that it is proper to do so for legal reasons, such as instances where we believe your publications violate any law of England, the UK, or any other country having jurisdiction over us, our Website, Service, or our Terms and Conditions. You release us from any damages that may arise from or relate to the release of your information to a request from law enforcement agencies or private litigants. We may release your information under the conditions listed in this paragraph whether it is to individuals or entities and to any state or national authorities, as required.

COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL COMMUNICATIONS

If you decide to provide us with your contact information, you waive your right to file complaints concerning unsolicited emails from us, since you have agreed to such communication by providing us with your information. However, you may unsubscribe from certain communications by notifying Berlinetta that you no longer wish to receive these solicitations, we will endeavour to remove you from our database where you have the right to request this under our Agreement, Privacy Policy, or applicable law. If you wish to opt out of certain communications, please contact us at info@berlinetta-auctions.co.uk

THIRD PARTIES

Berlinetta may post links to third party websites on our website which may include information that we have no control over. When accessing a third party site through our Website or Service, you acknowledge that you are aware that these third party websites are not screened for privacy or security issues by us, and you release us from any liability for the conduct of these third party websites.

Please be aware that this Privacy Policy, and any other policies in place, in addition to any amendments, do not create rights enforceable by third parties. Berlinetta bears no responsibility for the information collected or used by any advertiser or third party website. You must review their Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy to understand how their information collection practices work.

SECURITY MEASURES

We take reasonable attempts to protect your information by using SSL Certificates, vulnerability scanning, and PCI/DSS hosting. However, as this is the Internet, we can make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information through our Website. For this reason, we recommend that you use an anti-virus App, routine credit checks, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security and privacy threats.

AGE COMPLIANCE

We intend to fully comply with UK laws respecting children’s privacy. Therefore, we ask that all users of our Website and Service be above the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit any information to us and please do not use our Site or Service.

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

Your information may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. We may transfer personal information to the UK or elsewhere and process it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

AMENDMENTS

As with our Terms and Conditions, we may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we amend this Privacy Policy, we will place a note on our Website or we may contact you. You must agree to the amendments as a condition of your continued use of our Website or Service. If you do not agree, you must immediately cease using our Website and Service and notify us of your refusal to agree by e-mailing us at the address listed on our website.

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