How We Collect and Use Information
We collect the following types of information about you:
Information you provide us directly:
In order to complete transactions, we ask for certain information such as your username, real name, shipping address, phone number and e-mail address when you purchase products from our online store or if you correspond with us. We may also retain any messages you send through the online store regarding any transactions completed on our site. We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you a favorable customer service experience. We use this information to complete transactions (shipment of products) initiated by the user.
Commercial and marketing communications:
We may use the information we collect or receive, such as your email address, to communicate directly with you. We may send you emails containing promotions and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you will be given the option to opt out or change your preferences. We may also use your information to send you emails relating to services regarding transactions initiated on our site (e.g., account verification, purchase and billing confirmations and reminders, changes/updates to features of our site and security notices). You may not opt out of emails relating to service or policy issues.
Sharing of Your Information
We will not rent or sell your information to third parties outside KVS Auctions without your consent, except as noted below:
How We Store and Protect Your Information:
Storage and Processing:
Your information collected through transactions on KVS Auctions may be stored and processed in the United States. We may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, in order for completion of the transaction.
Keeping your information safe:
KVS Auctions cares about the security of our customers’ information, and uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of all information collected through transactions on our online storefront.
Compromise of information:
In the event that any information under our control is compromised as a result of a breach of security, KVS Auctions will take reasonable steps to investigate the situation and where appropriate, notify those individuals whose information may have been compromised and take other steps, in accordance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Instances where we are required to share your information:
KVS Auctions will disclose your information where required to do so by law or subpoena or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to protect the security, quality or integrity of our site; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of KVS Auctions, our users, or others.
How long we keep your private profile information:
KVS Auctions may retain your private information (e.g., name, shipping address, email) for a commercially reasonable time for backup, archival, or audit purposes.
KVS Auctions does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 18 or knowingly allow such persons to complete purchases. KVS Auctions and its content are not directed at children under the age of 18. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org