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PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market Privacy Statement

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. As this policy may change from time to time, please check back periodically.

Information we collect about you
When you register at the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market, we collect your name, email address, postal address and telephone number. We do not currently require any credit card or banking details. All payments to the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market are handled by post or online via PayPal.com (see their Privacy Statement).

Cookies
We place very small files called cookies on your computer's hard drive to automatically enter your Username in the various forms, and to provide additional features to make the site more efficient and easier to use. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you can turn them off using your browser's settings. We use technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site and to assess which pages are the most popular. This information is not linked to any personal data so you can be assured that your browsing remains anonymous.

How we use the information
We are committed to protecting your privacy. The personal information you give us is used exclusively by PennyMachines.co.uk. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998). Your email address is used to keep you informed of the status of any items in the Auction or Market you are bidding upon, selling or watching. We may use your email address to send you notice of upgrades or changes to the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market.
When you sell or bid on an item in the Auction or advertise in the Market, your Username, bid and general location will be the only publicly available information about you.
When you sell an item in the Auction or Market, your email address is automatically passed to the buyer only. Likewise if you buy an item in the Auction or Market, your email is automatically passed to the seller only.
We do not send marketing emails to our customers.

Sharing data with third parties
The PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market can (and you authorize us to) release any information about you when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to comply with the law, enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements, enforce other PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market rights, or protect the rights, property or safety of the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market website, our users, or others. Further, as permitted by applicable law, the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market can (and you authorize us to) disclose your Username, real name, address, telephone number, email address, and any other information in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity whenever the PennyMachines.co.uk Auction and Market in its sole discretion believes necessary or appropriate.
Under no other circumstance will we pass any of your personal information to outside organizations and/or individuals, nor will we transfer your information outside the EEA (European Economic Area) without first obtaining your consent.

Protecting your Password
Always keep your Password secret. As your unique personal permit for trading at the Auction and Market, it is your responsibility to ensure that it is not revealed to others. It may be wise occasionally to change your password. If you receive information about a bid you did not place, or questionable communications regarding your account, please contact the Auction immediately with the details.

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