Effective Date: March 1st, 2020
Collected information on our website
Personal Identifiable Information (“PII”)
Personal Identifiable Information is an information that, on its own or in conjunction with additional information, can identify, find or aid in locating or contacting an individual.
When you register or otherwise choose to participate on our website, in accordance to terms and conditions, we may collect information such as but not limited to your full name (first and last), email address, phone number, your location (city where you live) including zip code. This information is collected by us only if it is voluntarily provided by you through our website. By providing us this information you consent that we may, from time to time, send you updates, promotions or any other relevant information about our services.
BAR is not responsible for any information you make publicly available on our website through posting on comment section/discussion forum or distributing your “PII” through email/text or any other means where it can be accessed and read by third party.
Non-Personal Identifiable Information (“NPII”)
Non-Personal Identifiable Information (“NPII”) is an information that does not necessarily lead to an individual identification.
When you register or otherwise choose to participate on our website, in accordance to terms and conditions, we may also collect information such as your browser name/username. In addition, to such information, we may also collect information about your computer, connection, operating system, internet service provider and any information that may help us to assist you better in interaction with our website.
Use of collected information
When you voluntarily provide BAR with “PII” and “NPII”, BAR will use this information for several purposes and in ways that may enhance your experience with BAR website interaction. We may use your information in following ways:
- To enhance your interaction with website
- To enable us to provide our customers with a content and ad offerings that may be of their interest
- To continuously improve our website and services offered
- To respond in a swift manner to any customer requests
- To manage our customer listings to our best ability and mutual satisfaction
- To inform our customers about new listings, products, services and any related content
- To inform our customers about listing status, pending payments and any related information regarding our auctions and listings
- To provide highest customer service possible
- To manage and monitor interaction among users on BAR website related comment sections
- To provide optimal platform to our customers
Collected information sharing
BAR does not share, transfer or sell collected information to third parties. However, we may allow trusted third-party providers an access to your information for the purposes of website maintenance, technical services or other services that serve for the purpose of BAR website enhancement. In such cases, the access will be only to the extent that trusted third party provider may provide those necessary services and will take all necessary steps to keep your information confidential.
BAR may disclose your information to the appropriate law agencies should we deem it necessary and to protect applicable rights and safety of BAR website users, BAR or general public.
Should we, at any time and with no forewarning, divest or sell our company, both “PII” and “NPII” may become transferrable assets and part of such transaction. The “PII” and “NPII” may also be transferred in case of merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution or any similar business proceeding and transaction.
Should you choose to list or purchase a vehicle through BAR website and voluntarily provide your “PII” and “NPII”, we will share this information with respective buyer or seller only as outlined on our website. BAR will not be responsible for any use or misuse of such information at that point.
BAR does not allow third party advertisers on our website. However, should you access BAR website through third party provider or website, BAR is not responsible for any information collected by those parties as BAR cannot control their private policies and business conduct. The BAR private policy will not apply. In this scenario, please peruse and consult their respective private policies and terms and conditions.
BAR takes commercially available and reasonable steps to safeguard and safely store collected information through our website. Our website is monitored on a regular basis for any security breaches and known vulnerabilities to ensure your information and website interaction is as safe as possible. In instances when BAR collects credit card or other sensitive information, such information will be transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
BAR may also use trusted third party providers to help us safeguard and store collected information through our website. BAR will make an extra effort to select such providers who can provide highest standard of customer service and display technical aptitude and experience in safeguarding sensitive information online. Even with every precaution, BAR cannot and will not guarantee one hundred percent (100 %) security of collected information as such information once online can be accessed, disclosed, misused or destroyed.
You can select to be warned every single time a cookie is being sent. In addition, you may even choose to turn off all cookies thus prevent cookies to be stored on your computer. However, turning off cookies may alter your website use experience as some features may not work properly.
Do Not Track
Opting out of providing Personal Identifiable Information
You may decline to provide any “PII” or “NPII” and choose to visit BAR website anonymously. However, in this scenario, BAR may not be able to provide you with certain services the website is intended to do.
In case that security breach is discovered, BAR will take all necessary and reasonable steps to alleviate the situation and, when or if appropriate, inform those individuals impacted by the breach. BAR will conform to applicable laws and regulations.
BAR website is intended for individuals 18 years of age and higher. Any individual who uses and participates on our website attests to BAR that he/she is 18 years or older.
In addition, BAR does not knowingly collect any “PII” or “NPII” from children 13 years of age or younger. BAR website does not market to, promote its content and is not intended for children under the age of 13. If we learn that we collected “PII” or “NPII” from a child 13 years of age or younger, we will delete all the collected content as soon as reasonably possible.
Third Party providers
BAR may engage trusted third-party providers to enable better operation of our website. In these cases, any collected information by those providers will be governed by their respective policies and BAR is not and will not be responsible for any use of collected information.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
You can change your personal information or delete your account by contacting us.
Changes to Private Policy