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Collectors Supply Co.

(refered to hereinafter as "us", "we", "our" or "Collectors Supply Co.")we provide our customers ("Buyers") access to our products. We are committed to maintaining the privacy of our users ( Clients and Buyers). Your information may be collected by us under the conditions and uses here-in outlined and for Collectors Supply Co.. Privacy policy terms will apply to the collection of your personal information.



This Privacy Policy describes the Collectors Supply Co. practices for gathering, storing, using and disseminating information. By visiting this website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions set forth below, please do not use or access the Collectors Supply Co. Web site. By accepting this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to the use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as outlined below. This policy may be changed from time to time. All changes will be posted to this site and you are encouraged to periodically check back to this site for any changes to the privacy policy.



A. INFORMATION COLLECTION



If you are using the online marketplace services of Collectors Supply Co. (the "Services"), whether through our website or a Client site powered by Collectors Supply Co., we may collect personal information about you including billing and shipping addresses, credit card purchasing information, product information and product order information. In addition, we may also collect information about your bidding, buying and selling history as well as third party comments regarding your bidding, buying and selling behavior. Bidding and buying history may specifically include your history with respect to any failure to complete sales on winning bids. We will collect any comments you may send to us and any information you may post to the Collectors Supply Co. site or a Client site powered by Collectors Supply Co.. We may also collect information through the use of Cookies (as defined below). We collect personal information when you: (1) register with us, (2) become a Collectors Supply Co. Client, (3) participate in an auction for a product listed by us or one of our Clients, (4) complete a checkout page for a product purchased from a us or one of our Clients, (5) provide comments or submit a problem to us or one of our Clients, (6) request information from us and provide your name or return contact information, or (7) respond to special offers, contests or surveys. As part of the registration or checkout process, you may be asked to provide contact and billing information and other personally identifying information. Providing some of the requested information is optional and we will indicate what information is required and what information is optional.



B. COOKIES



"Cookies" are data files that may be downloaded to your computer when you visit the Collectors Supply Co. site or a Collectors Supply Co. Client site powered by Collectors Supply Co. and permit our server to identify your browser whenever you interact with our site or one of our Clients site powered by Collectors Supply Co.. We use cookies to recognize repeat visits by users of its site and to collect information about its users interactions with the Services. These cookies contain identification information that enables us to streamline your experiences using the Services. You may set your browser software to reject cookies, but you will be required to reenter your login information each time you access the Services, and you may not be able to optimize the features of the Services. In some cases, you will not be able to access Services if cookies are disabled.



C. USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION



1) Bidding and Buying Process. If you are a Buyer and you are involved in a transaction with one of our Clients (for example, a seller of an item you are purchasing), we share personally identifiable information about you with that Client in order to assist you with the bidding and buying process as well as to assist our Clients with the selling process. We will retain your information to support the transaction. To the extent that our Clients have access to your personally identifiable information, these entities will treat this information in no less a secure manner than they treat the personally identifiable information of customers who purchase directly through the web site of that Client. If you are a Buyer, you are encouraged to review the privacy policies of our Clients that provide the products or services related to your bid or purchase. You should contact our Clients directly and review their privacy policies should you have questions concerning their use of your information such as, for example, communications you may or may not wish to receive.



2) Customer Support. Contact information provided by you in connection with problems, comments or requests is used only to respond to those problems, comments or requests and may be provided to our Clients or third parties as necessary to respond to the said comment, problem or request.



3) Marketing/Special offers/Solicitation from Collectors Supply Co.. We may use registration information to provide updates, and other business purposes related to making available the features and functions of Services. We also may use registration information and checkout information to make you aware of new products or special offers or promotions. We will abide by requests from you (in accordance with the Section D below) to discontinue such use. If you are a Buyer: (i) you will receive such information as described in this Section C (3) only if you have opted to receive such information from us as part of your checkout process; (ii) you may opt out of receiving such information (if you have already opted in to receive it) by sending a request in accordance with Section D below. As a Buyer, if you receive communications directly from a one of our Clients, you should contact that Client directly concerning such communications and review their privacy policies.



4) Providing Your Information to Third Parties for Marketing/Solicitation.



(i) If you are a Client (not a "Buyer"), we may provide certain parts of your registration information to third parties for use in marketing and in designing or providing their own services, to send you information about its products and to notify you if you win a contest. You may opt-out of us providing such information to third parties at any time by updating your Personal Account Settings or by contacting us, as set forth in Sections D and H below, respectively. You should contact the third party directly who may already be sending you messages in order to request these communications stop, and to review their privacy policies.



(ii) If you are a Buyer, (1) we do not sell your information to third parties for purposes of marketing or soliciting you; and (2) To the extent that our Clients (for example, a seller of an item you purchased) have access to your personally identifiable information as a result of your bidding or buying (reference C (1) above, where we provide your information to our Clients as part of a transaction you may be involved in with such Client), these entities may solicit or market to you in accordance with their policies. As a Buyer, you are encouraged to review the privacy policies of our Clients that provide the products or services related to your bid or purchase. You should contact our Clients directly and review their privacy policies should you have questions concerning their use of your information such as, for example, communications you may or may not wish to receive.



5) Bidding, Buying, Selling History. We may use any information collected related to your bidding, buying or selling history to generate recommendations and predictions related to likelihood of your willingness to complete a bid and may submit such history and recommendations to our Clients.



6) Other Disclosures. We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary to protect and/or defend the rights and interests of Collectors Supply Co.. We may, as permitted by applicable law, disclose your personally identifiable information to our Clients, other Collectors Supply Co. users or third parties in connection with an investigation of fraud, infringement, piracy or other unlawful activity and you expressly authorize us to make such disclosures.



7) Domestic and International Use. All personally identifying information collected by us may be used in the United States or if the Services are undertaken by us for our foreign Clients, such information may be transferred to that Client outside of the United States and you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.



8) Merger or Acquisition. If Collectors Supply Co. is merged or acquired by another entity, personally identifiable information may be transferred to such entity as a part of the merger or acquisition.



D. REVIEW AND MODIFICATIONS TO YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION.



If you are a Collectors Supply Co. Client, you may add, modify or update your personal information by accessing your account settings from the Collectors Supply Co. home page when you log in to the Services. Through your Personal Account Settings, you may also determine how and when that personal information is distributed.



If you are a Buyer and either (i) you have created a buyer profile, or (ii) you opted to receive marketing information from us (see Section C(3) above), you may access, modify, remove, correct or update your personal information by contacting us as set forth in Section H below. We may retain transactional history in order to document a transaction you may have had with one of our Clients. You should contact our Client (for example, the seller of an item you have purchased) directly in order to access, modify or update your personal information with them.



E. LINKS TO OTHER SITES



As a part of the Services, we provide links to web sites operated by third parties. Collectors Supply Co. is not responsible for the information collection or privacy practices or the content of those third party sites.



F. SECURITY



We store personally identifiable information obtained through registration securely and consider it part of the assets of our business. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, data security is a constantly evolving art and science. You should consider any communication that you transmit to us (such as data, questions or answers, comments, or suggestions) as non-confidential, and agree that we will not be liable or responsible if information that belongs to you is intercepted and used by an unintended recipient.



G. CHILDREN



We use reasonable efforts not to collect, use or disclose individually identifiable information from children under the age of 13. The Services are not targeted at children, and children may not register for any of the Services.



H. FURTHER INFORMATION





If you have any questions about anything in this Privacy Policy, or about collection of personally identifiable information, or information generally, please contact


Collectors Supply Co. as follows:

Collectors Supply CO.
P.O. Box 18905
Tucson, AZ 85731

BY PHONE
1-866-228-2519

BY E-MAIL
customerservice@collectorssupplyco.com


You may also use the above contact information if you think any information about you is inaccurate, incomplete, or if you want to change the sort of information about you that we may have collected. Section Headings. The section headings contained herein are for reference purposes only and shall not in any way affect the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement.



This Privacy Policy was last revised on August 28, 2007.



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