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
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
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
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
Protecting your PasswordClick here
to register with the Auction and Market.
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.