Federal Auction Service ("we") is committed to preserving your right to privacy. As part of this commitment, we want you to be fully aware of what happens to the personal information we collect through our website located at federalauction.ca (the "Website"). Accordingly, this Website Privacy Statement sets out the manner in which we will collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage your personal information.
You may visit our Website without providing any of your personal information to us. At this time, the only personal information that we collect through our Website is personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through the "contact us" portion of the Website, when you choose to send an email to us.
We may automatically collect general anonymous information related to your use of our Website, such as the date and time you visit the Website and the pages you visit on the Website. Our servers may also automatically collect information about the type of browser you use and the name of your Internet Service Provider. In addition, we may collect "cookie" information from your browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your visits to our Website (Collectively, the foregoing is referred to as "Usage Data"). The technology used to gather "cookie" information that is provided by the Internet browser you use, and is stored on your computer. You may set your browser to disable or refuse to accept cookies, although doing so may affect your viewing of certain portions of the Website.
Any personal information you provide to us when you send us an email is used solely to identify who you are and to respond to the purpose for which you submitted the message. We use Usage Data for the purposes of monitoring and improving the use and features of the Website.
Except as expressly set out in this Website Privacy Statement, Federal Auction Service will not transfer, sell or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your prior written consent. Certain personal information may be disclosed to third party contractors solely for the purposes of processing or answering your request. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties that may administer or manage on-line services on our behalf.
The Website may include links to third-party Websites. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies which we recommend you read carefully. We have no control over such sites and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations who operate such linked sites may collect, use, disclose or otherwise treat your personal information.
We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will maintain the strict confidentiality of all personal information collected, and will only disclose such information on a confidential basis to employees and third-party contractors of Federal Auction Service who require such information for the purposes set out above. We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you should be aware that, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, Federal Auction Service does not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration and does not accept any liability for personal information submitted by you, nor for your or third parties' use or misuse of personal information.
If we decide to change our Website Privacy Statement, we will post those changes on our Website so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.
If you would like to withdraw your consent for the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information, access/correct any of your personal information we have in our possession, or if you have any inquiries or comments about this Website Privacy Statement, please contact us.
The Website is owned and operated by Federal Auction Service. Any and all content, data, graphics, photographs, images, audio, video, software, trade-marks, service marks, trade names and other information (collectively, the "Content") contained in this Website are proprietary to Federal Auction Service, its affiliates and/or third-party licensors. The Content is protected by Canadian and international copyright and trade-mark laws.
Except as set forth herein, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, post, transmit, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any Content without the express prior written consent of Federal Auction Service. You may download, print and reproduce the Content for your own informational purposes provided you agree to maintain any and all copyright or other proprietary notices contained in such Content, and that you cite the URL Source of such Content. Reproduction of multiple copies of the Content, in whole or in part, for resale or distribution is strictly prohibited except with the prior written permission of Federal Auction Service. To obtain written consent for such reproduction, please contact us.
It is our goal to provide increased value to you, our visitors. Therefore, for your convenience, the Website might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties and therefore not affiliated with us. Please understand that such linked websites are independent from Federal Auction Service and that We have no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, Federal Auction Service cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and/or completeness of the information contained on such websites.
The links which we might place on our Website do not imply that we sponsor, endorse or are affiliated or associated with, or have been legally authorized to use any trade-mark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such sites.
We welcome any feedback that you may have concerning the external links that we have placed on our Website.
Although we strive to update and keep accurate as much as possible the content contained on the Website, errors and/or omissions may occur.
Accordingly, this site, including the content provided herein, is being provided on an "as is" basis and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Federal Auction Service disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Federal Auction Service does not warrant that the functions on the site will be uninterrupted, error-free or free of viruses or other harmful components.
In no event shall federal auction service be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages that result from or in connection with the use of, or the inability to use, the website or any content or services, even if Federal Auction Service has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
Federal Auction Service respects your right to privacy of your personal information. Please review our Website Privacy Statement for details on the manner in which we collect, use, disclose and otherwise manage any of your personal information.
When you send us an email, we use your email address to thank you for your comment and/or reply to your question, and we will store your communication and our reply for any future correspondence. Beyond our initial reply, we will never use your email address to send you any unsolicited message or information, nor will we share it with or sell it to anyone else for such use.
When you accept to receive information about our services, promotions, newsletters, press releases, and/or new offers, we use your email address and any other information you give us to provide you with the information or other services, until you ask us to stop (using the "unsubscribe" instructions provided with each email communication.
When you request information or other services from us, we use your email address and any other information you give us to provide you with the information or other services that you requested, until you ask us to stop (using the "unsubscribe" instructions provided with each email, and/or on the site where you signed up, and/or as we otherwise provide), or until the information or service is no longer available.
We will never use your email address or other information to provide you with any unsolicited messages or information (unless that is part of the service you are requesting), nor will we share it with or sell, rent or lease it to any third party for such use.