This GDPR (EU) policy statement applies solely to users accessing this site from countries that adhere to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 laws.
Rights to privacy
VEGA srl (“VEGA ”) is the solely owner and administrator of the website www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com and understands the importance of protecting individual’s rights to privacy. This policy sets out how we aim to protect the privacy of any personal information that you, a member of the EU, discloses to us while visiting the website at www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com (”Website”).
Our policy may continue to be updated from time to time.
This document refers to the company, VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com and all software created by, maintained by, resold by, licensed to and developed by VEGA Online Auction. Explicitly this refers to our Online Auction platform www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com
VEGA provides a service to Users. In order to facilitate the use of the portal, our software is required to collect and store the personal data of these Customers who sign up to our software through the Website.
For data stored on our platform, VEGA will accesses the Users information for support purposes only. Additionally, upon being given a User’s express consent to do so, we may also access this data to send targeted emails to notify bidders of an upcoming auction.
We do not share Customers personal data with your direct competitors. Nor do we share User’s (bidder’s) personal data.
VEGA as Data Controller
VEGA acts as Data Controller for potential and existing Users information. This means that when a client makes an enquiry with us or becomes a contracted client, we store certain information about them. We use third party platforms to gather and collect this information. Information about these third parties has been detailed below.
VEGA Marketing and Data Opt-In
We use third parties to ensure the safe storage of your information for communication and legal purposes. We have done our due diligence to ensure that these third parties conduct business in ways that are compliant with the GDPR.
Personal Data Stored on our CRM ( “Computer Remote Machine” )
We use a third-party CRM to securely store client information in order to better serve our prospective and existing clients. For Users, information stored in our CRM includes, but is not limited to:
For Users in our CRM who have not expressly provided a physical or mailing address, and if we need to get in touch, it will be assumed that the contact details is as per the company or private information displayed on public sources such as the relevant company website, social media and/or listed company check websites.
Personal Data Stored for Email Marketing
We use a third-party email provider to send marketing emails to our customers. Clients may also be tagged into platform specific groups for relevant contact when there is a legitimate reason to do so.
For individuals wishing to sign up to our mailing lists, you must do so by expressly opting in on our website. VEGA will send marketing emails to clients only when a legitimate interest has been expressed. Interest may be expressed by clicking on Yes on our newsletter sign up question “Would you like to receive our Newsletter? “ in the registration form .
Information stored on our email marketing lists include:
We also use an additional third-party platform to ensure the automated and safe transfer of personal information between our CRM and email marketing platform.
We have done our due diligence to ensure that any third-party platforms that we use continue to adhere to standards set by the GDPR.
VEGA Online Auction Platform – www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com does not provide Client information to third party affiliates for marketing purposes of any kind, unless we have the express written consent of that client. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by clicking the unsubscribe links included in these emails, or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Only approved staff-members have access to the personal data and information of the client details listed above.
Can you access the personal information about you that VEGA holds?
Under the GDPR, you have the right to access your personal information that is collected and held by VEGA Online Auction. All individuals can request to access the data we may hold about them. They may also ensure that it is current, collect and complete. An individual may also request to opt-out and revoke their express consent at any time. An individual may also request that specific data relating to them can be updated, modified and deleted. If your personal information is out-of-date or incorrect, you may inform us of this and we will correct it for you. If, at any time, you would like to access the personal information about you please contact us at: email@example.com
All requests for access or amendments to personal information:
To obtain access to, or to amend, your personal information, you will have to provide proof of identity. This is necessary to ensure that personal information is provided only to the correct individuals and that the privacy of others is protected.
VEGA as Data Processor
VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com acts as Data Processor for our contracted clients when they use our online auction platform to run timed and webcast sales. For the bidders who sign up to our platform, our contracted clients act as Data Controllers for these individuals. VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com will do our best to ensure that data is processed in the platform according to GDPR guidelines.
VEGA provides an online auction that involves the storage of Customer data. Within the system, we act as the Data Processor and as the Data Controllers. As Part of our GDPR duties, online auction platform users must be aware of the following:
Personal Data Stored on our Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com
When Customers sign up to use our Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com, they will be required to provide Personal Data. The following is an exhaustive list of the data that will be requested when Customers sign up to our Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com:
Do we disclose your personal information to any third parties?
We do not sell or share any of the personal data you provide to us. However, we may disclose your personal information to our related entities.
VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com will not disclose client data unless required for a legitimate support purpose or software issue relating to a specific client account that cannot be rectified by VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com directly. We do not provide any other form of third-party access to Customer or Client information.
What kinds of personal information does VEGA collect?
Generally, the kinds of personal information we collect are your name, organization, address, financial details/information, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address. In some circumstances, we may also hold other personal information provided by you, provided by public sources such as our website. This has been detailed in more detail above. You may request a copy of the information we hold about you at any time by using the contact details found within this policy.
Online bidders using our online software are required to provide certain types of information prior to making an account with us. The extent of the information required has been detailed above. Some of our applications may use third party tracking tools in order to provide additional support assistance to users as well as to track information such as customer demographics, bidding activity and behaviors.
How does VEGA collect personal information?
VEGA collects your personal information when it is submitted using any of the online forms on the Website.
Why does VEGA need personal information?
We collect this information for the purposes of:
Security of your personal information
The information collected via the Website is held in either hard copy (i.e. paper) or soft copy (i.e. with our email service provider, in our CRM) or both. VEGA takes all reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information it holds is protected against misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
Whenever somebody logs into the VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com platform, cookies are automatically collected for security, monitoring and data analytics purposes. For all logged in users, this information will include storing a user’s cookie in way of an auth token, so that when a User visits the same VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com User application again within the same session, opens the application in another tab, or when a page is refreshed, we don’t need to request login credentials again.
When browsing on our website, a website visitor has to click “I accept cookies from this site” and “ Continue “ for a cookie to be placed on their browsers.
Links to other websites
If, at any time, you are not satisfied with VEGA Online Auction’s handling of your personal information, please let us know by using the contact details shown below. Please let us know the details of your concern, and we will investigate and attempt to rectify the issue as soon as possible. VEGA will take all reasonable steps to provide access to your personal information within 72 business hours ( counted only in working days ) .
How to contact us
For further information or enquiries regarding the use of your personal information, or if you would like more information on our approach to privacy, please contact VEGA Online Auction Platform - www.ceramicmachineryauctions.com at:
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