Privacy Policy

What This Privacy Policy Covers

This policy covers how GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc., Inc. and its subsidiaries (“GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc.”) treats personal information that GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. collects and receives, including information related to your past use of GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. does not own or control, or to people that GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. does not employ or manage.

Information Collection and Use

General

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. collects personal information when you register with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. and when you use GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. services.

When you register with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. we may ask for information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, credit card information, business license information, driver’s license information, zip code, and other financial information. Once you register with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. and log in to use our services, you are not anonymous to us.

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. collect information about your transactions with us, including information regarding items you bid on.

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. automatically receives and records information on our server logs regarding your sessions on GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. websites and those of its subsidiaries, and related cookie information.

If you have first provided permission through your Access Device, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may obtain location based information from technologies like GPS, Wi-Fi, or cell tower proximity. You are able to withdraw your permission for GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. to acquire location based information from your Access Device through your device settings. The GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App can use the geo-location features (GPS or network-based) to support your use of GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. services and provide information about nearby vehicle auctions.

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. uses information for the following general purposes: to contact you, to facilitate bidding, buying, and selling of items by you through GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. and its affiliated companies, to transfer title and ownership of items bought and sold by you, and to comply with laws and regulations related to purchases and sales of items by you through GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc..

Information Sharing and Disclosure

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to (i) provide products or services you’ve requested, (ii) when we have your permission, or (iii) under the following circumstances:

We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. communicate with you about offers from GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc… However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.

We provide the information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, or upon receipt of a request from law enforcement;

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. does not otherwise share personal information about website or GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App users with third parties unless doing so is appropriate to carry out a user’s request or it reasonably believes that doing so is legally required or is in GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc.’s interest to protect its Property or other legal rights or the rights or Property of others;

We may transfer information about you if GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. is acquired by or merged with another company to the extent permitted by applicable law. In this event, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

We transfer information about you to sellers of items purchased by you, to buyers of items sold by you and to their service providers that they may retain to facilitate the assignment of items to GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. sales venues, and to state and federal regulatory agencies as part of the title or ownership transfer process.

International Visitors and Customers

This website is hosted in the United States. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and by providing your personal data you consent to:

The use of your personal data for the purposes identified above in accordance with this privacy policy; and the transfer of your personal data to the United States as indicated above.

Safe Harbor Certification

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. adheres to the Safe Harbor principles negotiated between the United States and the EU, and the United States and Switzerland, regarding data protection for customer data and personal data GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. receives when you register for its services or use its website or a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App. Accordingly, when visiting this website, using a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App, or providing personal data to GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc., GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. has taken steps to ensure the adequate protection of the processing of your personal data.   For more information about the Safe Harbor principles, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce website at http://export.gov/safeharbor/.

Online Tracking Information and “Do-Not-Track” signals

When you visit this site www.towauctions.com or partners, other parties such as third-party advertising partners and analytics providers may collect information about your online activity over time and across websites. This information may include identifiers that may permit those parties to serve tailored ads to your device. Note that your browser settings may allow you to automatically transmit a “Do-Not-Track” signal to websites and online services you visit. There is no consensus among industry participants as to what “Do-Not-Track” means in this context. Like many websites and online services, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. currently do not alter its practices when it receives a “Do-Not-Track” signal from a visitor’s browser.

Cookies

We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer, tablet, mobile or handheld device, or any other access device (each an “Access Device”). The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this website or a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can’t read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may use cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). In addition, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. use encrypted cookies to authenticate the user on each page after the user logs onto the website or through a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser or through the appropriate “settings” icon of certain Access Devices. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. Some GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

 

Communications

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. services and your account with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc., including but not limited to notifications, service announcements, and administrative messages without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them. Should you choose not to receive certain communications your access to or use of certain services may not be possible.

Data Storage

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may store your account information active in our databases indefinitely following the termination of your account with GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Confidentiality and Security

We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to meet that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect personal information about you.

If GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. learn of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this website, a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App, or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this website or a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App. GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may post a notice on our website if a security breach occurs. GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at admin@Towauctions.com.

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. takes your security seriously and takes reasonable steps to protect your information. No data transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The following is a summary of the measures GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. takes to protect your information and descriptions of ways we implement these measures for different types of information you may provide to us:

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) – GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption when transmitting certain kinds of information, such as financial services information or payment information. An icon resembling a padlock is displayed on the bottom of most browsers window during SSL transactions that involve credit cards and other forms of payment. Any time GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. asks you for a credit card number for payment or for verification purposes, it will be SSL encrypted. The information you provide will be stored securely on our servers. Once you choose to store or enter your credit card number on GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc., it will not be displayed back to you in its entirety when you retrieve or edit it in the future. Instead of the entire number, you will only see asterisks and either the first four digits or the last four digits of your number.

Vendors and Partners – GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. work with vendors and partners to protect the security and privacy of user information.

Employee and Contractor Access to Information – GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. limits access to personal information about you to those employees who we reasonably believe need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs.

Education and Training for Employees – GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. has implemented a company-wide education and training program about security that is required of every GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. employee when applicable.

Enforcement

As part of GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc.’s annual Safe Harbor certification process, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. will review its compliance with this privacy policy. If you have any questions, please bring it to our attention at admin@Towauctions.com

With respect to any complaints regarding compliance with this privacy policy received from any European Union, European Economic Area or Switzerland resident that cannot be resolved through GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc.’s internal processes, GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. agrees to participate in the dispute resolution procedures of the appropriate data protection authorities and, where required, to take appropriate steps to address any concerns and assure future compliance.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. may update this policy. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated date” on the Privacy Policy. For changes to this privacy policy that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information you have provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about how we are protecting the Personal Information we collect. Your continued use of this website or a GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. App constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates.

Update Your Information, Question or Suggestion

If you would like to update or correct any information that you have Provided to use through your use of GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. service or otherwise, please log in to your account on the GETYP and Associated Websites, Domain Names, Inc. websites and edit the information under “My Account”. Additionally, you can contact admin@getyp.com for assistance.

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