This privacy policy describes Slyman Auction’s current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by Slyman Auction. This privacy policy is independent from Slyman Auction’s offline personal data collection practices. The term “personal data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that is identified with you personally.

Notification of Changes to This Policy

Slyman Auction is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to its website and improving and adding to our existing products and services. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law, and the changing nature of technology, Slyman Auction’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, Slyman Auction will post the changes on our website to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently. This policy was last updated on May 1st, 2008.

Personal Data Collected Through slymanauction.com

Other than cookies, as described below, the only personal data Slyman Auction currently collects through its website is the information you voluntarily give us when you use our site. For example, you may use this site to contact Slyman Auction with questions and comments. When you fill out a form on our website, you may provide your name and other contact information, including your name, your e-mail address, and your mailing address or the mailing address of your company or other personal information. If you do not wish to fill out all of the information on the form you are not required to do so. Most of our registration forms require only your name and e-mail address. When you submit information to us through slymanauction.com, you will receive a confirmation e-mail if you enter a valid e-mail address.

Use of Personal Data Collected Through slymanauction.com

Slyman Auction uses the personal data information you provide to answer your questions or send information that you request. Slyman Auction also uses this information to help us improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services. Slyman Auction may use this information to contact you in the future to tell you about products or services we believe will be of interest to you. If we do so, each communication we send you will contain instructions permitting you to “opt-out” of receiving future communications. Similarly, we may provide “subscription” e-mail services, either directly or through affiliates, which enable you to receive current news about Slyman Auction. For such services, we will provide an opportunity to “opt-out” of, or cancel, the subscription. Please see the “unsolicited ideas” heading under Terms and Conditions for more information about our use of the communications we receive through the Slyman Auction website.

Anonymous Data Collected Through slymanauction.com

In addition to the information you provide when you use our website, Slyman Auction uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our website, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay, and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our site (for example, if they connected to the Slyman Auction website by clicking on one of our banner ads). This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our site. Slyman Auction uses this anonymous data and shares it with third parties to improve the content and functionality of our website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer and they cannot be used to discover the identity of a user. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not and whether you are required to accept the cookie to view certain content. Slyman Auction may use cookies to maintain connection with a user as he or she moves through an application or series of web pages. The purpose of cookies in this context is to remember user inputs. For example, personalization features use cookies to identify groups of users and deliver appropriate content and services.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Slyman Auction will not share your personal information to any third party without your prior consent. While no method of data transmission is guaranteed against unlawful third party interception or other misuse, Slyman Auction uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure protection of your data including industry-standard encryption and offline security methods in our physical facilities.

Links to Other Sites

This privacy policy applies only to Slyman Auction’s website. Slyman Auction’s website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by Slyman Auction. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. Slyman Auction does not control these websites and is not responsible for their data practices. We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself.

Governing Law

This privacy policy forms part of our website Terms and Conditions and as such shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Tennessee.

Questions About Our Privacy Policy

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or concerns about the way Slyman Auction processes your personal data, please contact us.

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