Privacy Policy

Autobid.ieĀ  treats your privacy seriously. In general, we use the personal information that we collect from you to identify personal preferences and match your needs with relevant services and features on our website. NOTE this policy only applies to the website and not to the companies, individuals, organisations or other websites to which there are links.

Any reference to “we”, “us” and “our” is to Please see below for our contact details (see Para 9). Any reference to “you” or ”your”, means you as user of the website.

1. Consent
Your use of this website signifies your consent to us collecting and using personal information about you as specified below in accordance with this Policy. Should we choose to change our Policy for any reason; the changes will be posted on this website, so that you are always kept informed of how we collect and use your personal information, and when we may disclose it.

2. How Do We Collect Information About You and How Is It Used?
2.1 You may provide personal information by telephone, online registration, e-mail, automatically by your Internet browser, or by post when communicating with us. 
2.2 When you order a service with you may be asked for your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, and credit or debit card number details so that your order can be processed. Any 'confidential financial information' will be dealt with as described in Para 3. 
2.3 Our primary reason for collecting data is to personalize your visits to our web site and recommend products or services to you. We may also use the information to help us develop the design and layout of our web site to ensure that our sites are as useful and enjoyable as possible. 
2.4 If you enter a competition we will ask for your name, address, contact telephone number and e-mail address. 
2.5 We will collect information about your tastes and preferences both when you tell us what these are and by analysis of customer traffic by using cookies (see Para 4). This will :

2.6 It may be that some of the personal information you give us (for instance about your lifestyle or health) is sensitive personal data within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any such information will only be disclosed with your express consent. 
2.8 We may use personal information collected about you to let you know about new products or services, functionality changes to our web site or changes to our terms and conditions of use. 

3. How do we protect your Information? is serious about guarding the security of your personal details. When you register data such as credit card details with us, they are protected by a secure server, which encrypts the information that you input before it is transmitted to us. In addition, we have strict security procedures covering the storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorised access and to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. This means that sometimes we may ask you for proof of identity before disclosing any personal information to you. 

4. Cookies
A cookie is a piece of information, like a tag, that is stored on your computer's hard drive by your web browser when you visit a site. As with many other online services, uses cookies to gather certain usage information such as how and when pages in our site are visited, and by how many people. You can set your browser to refuse cookies or show when a cookie is being set up without affecting your use of most of the features of the site. 

5. Third Parties
Information collected by cookies are used in the aggregate to provide summative statistics about our sales, customers, and other site information to third parties and do not include any personally identifiable information. NOTE Third party Internet sites that you can link to through are not covered by our privacy policy and security policy, so we urge you to be careful when you enter any personal information on line. accepts no responsibility or liability for these sites. 

6. Disclosures has a responsibility to keep your information confidential and we take all reasonable care to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data. We do not disclose information that you may give, such as name, address, telephone number or e-mail address to any outside companies. However, reserves the right to access and disclose individually identifiable information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate its systems properly or to protect itself or its users. 

7. Keeping information
The time period for which we keep information varies according to what the information is used for. In some cases, there are legal requirements to keep data for a minimum period. Unless there is a specific legal requirement for us to keep information, we will retain it for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or for which it is to be further processed.

8. Changes to our privacy policy
The privacy policy was last updated on 1st September 2013.

9. Contacting Us
You can email us with any questions, queries or complaints at
Autobid, a company registered in ROI, with registered office at 1 Capel St, Dublin 7 Company number . Website address
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