Privacy Statement for
Your privacy on the Internet is of the utmost importance to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the users of, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather, how we use it, and how to correct or change it. has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website:

This site contains links to other sites. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.

Users will receive e-mails regarding their account status with us, however, users may opt-out of receiving future mailings from or additional third parties regarding a product or service that or third parties may think would be of value to you; see the choice/opt-out section below.


1. Information gathers or tracks.

We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user session will be tracked, but the user will be anonymous.

A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information, such as a user ID and password, which the site may use to track the pages you’ve visited. 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 sites. uses cookies in only two instances–when you log-in as a user and when you click an ad:

Log-in: when you log-in, uses a cookie to store your username and password. We do not store any other personal information about you. We use this username and password to identify you in our database but do NOT track the pages you visit on our site. Cookies also enable you, when you log-in, to enter as a user without having to log on each time, and to visit member-restricted areas of our site. We encrypt the password for added security.

Ads: We use an outside ad company to display ads on our site. These ads may contain cookies. While we use cookies in other parts of our Web site, our ad company collects cookies received with banner ads, and we do not have access to this information. These cookies are used by our outside ad company to better track ad impressions and click rates.

Our site’s registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their name and email address), unique identifiers (like their username and password), and demographic information (like their zip code, age, or income level). The following items are mandatory information we must gather to complete your registration (indicated by an asterisk on the registration page); an active e-mail address, a user name of your choosing, a desired password, your first name, your last name, your current address (including street, city, state, zip/postal code, and country), and daytime phone number. All additional information gathered by our site during the registration process is optional. The customer’s contact information is used to contact the visitor when necessary.

Unique identifiers (such as usernames and passwords) are collected to verify the user’s identity. Demographic and profile data is also collected at our site. We use this data to tailor the visitor’s experience at our site, showing them content that we think they might be interested in, and displaying the content according to their preferences. This information is shared with advertisers on an aggregate basis. works with a third party that serves ads to this site.


2. Public Forums

This site makes chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.


3. Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All information, database servers, web servers, and’s offices are sufficiently protected from third party entrance and information gathering.


4. Children’s Guidelines

We do NOT collect online contact information without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity.

Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the child’s request and will not be used for other purposes without prior parental consent.

We do NOT collect personally identifiable offline contact information without prior parental consent.

We do NOT distribute to third parties any personally identifiable information with out prior parental consent.

We do NOT give the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable contact information without prior parental consent.

We do NOT entice by the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.


5. Choice/Opt-Out

Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from our partners during the registration process. You may make these choices during the registration process. If you decide to allow third parties to contact you regarding additional products or services that or third parties may think would be of value to you, is not responsible for removing the information from the third party lists that they have previously authorized you to share with them.

This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database to not receive future communications or to no longer receive our service:

You can send email to or you can send mail to the following postal address:

AuctionShare Opt Out



6. Correct/Update

This site gives users the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided during registration.

AuctionShare Corrections



7. “E-Mail This Page To A Friend”

A user can choose to electronically forward a web page/site information to someone else by clicking the link at the top of that web page/section. The user must provide their email address, as well as that of the recipient. This information is used ONLY in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the web page/site information. The information is not used for any other purpose.

8. Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact:

Privacy/Customer Service