Your privacy rights
respect to our collection, use, storage, sharing, and protection of your
personal information. It applies to the a-buck.com website and all related
sites, applications, services and tools where reference is made to this policy
regardless of your access or use, including mobile devices.
Range and consent
Through the use of a-buck.com and its related sites, services and tools, and application, or
registering for an a-buck account, you expressly consent to our collection, use, provision, and
are valid 30 days after publication on the website. In addition, we will keep you informed by e-mail of
The collection of personal information
You cannot use our Web sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information
about yourself. If you register for an account with us, you give us your personal information and you
are not anonymous to us. If you choose to give us your personal information you consent to the
transfer and storage of your personal information on our servers in the Netherlands.
We collect the following types of personal information with you to the use of and access to our websites,
applications, services and tools to help personalize and improve your user experience:
When you visit our sites, use our applications, services and tools, we automatically collect information
about your computer, mobile device, or other device. This information is associated with your personal account,
but is not limited to:device ID or unique identification code, the type of device, geo-location, information,
computer and connection information, statistics on page views, traffic to and from the sites, IP address and
We collect and store any information you enter on our websites or provide to us in the context of the use of our
websites, applications, services or tools. This may include, but is not limited to information you provided to us when
registering for an account, including e-mail address, telephone number, mobile phone number, physical contact information,
and (depending on the service used) sometimes financial information, such as bank account numbers.
We store transactional information based on your activities on the sites (such as bidding, buying, selling, post
and content you generate or that relates to your account). In some cases, we may request additional personal information.
We could ask you to send us a photo ID, or to answer additional questions online to help us to verify your
identity. We have created the platform in such a way that information related to your activity is, only temporary and limited available
to other users of a-buck.com, not publicly available.
Use of personal information
Our primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide you with access to our sites and or the use of our services,
applications and tools, customer service and relevant information about your account and our services and to provide you with a
safe, smooth, efficient and customized user experience. You agree that we may use your personal information to:
-To offer you access to our sites and to provide customer support
Disclosure of your information
-fight crime and fraud and to prevent, detect and investigate, security breaches, potentially prohibited or illegal
activities, and enforce our user agreement
-contact you, either by e-mail or phone, to resolve disputes, and solve problems with your account or our sites,
services, applications or tools, or for other purposes provided by law as determined.
We may provide personal information to respond to legal requirements, to respond to claims that a company or
content violates the rights of others, or protect anyone's rights, property, or safety. Such information will be provided
without your explicit consent for marketing purposes.
We may share your personal information:
Share information on a-buck
-To help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, fraud, or
breaches of data security.
-with service providers under contract who help with the business (such as, but not limited to,
fraud investigations, website operations).
-with other users from your country of residence or outside your country of residence, as approved by you, by using our
Web sites, services, applications or tools. For example, in the case where you are involved in a transaction with another user,
the other user can view your email address and request your contact information and postal
address to help complete the transaction.
-Other third parties to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information (or otherwise explicit message about who you are
and give permission when using a specific service).
-Law enforcement, government agencies, or authorized third parties, in response
to a reasoned request that related to a criminal investigation or alleged illegal activity or any other activity that can expose us,
you, or any other a-buck user to legal liability. At such events, we will only share information which is relevant and necessary for
the research such as name, city, State, zip code, telephone number, email address, user ID history, IP address, fraud complaints,
the bidding and listing history.
-in connection with an investigation of fraud, infringement of intellectual property rights, piracy or other unlawful
activity. In those cases we will name, address, city, State, zip code, country, telephone number, email address and any company name.
-Other business units, should we plan to merge or be acquired by that business entity. (Should such a combination
occur, we will require that the new combined entity follows this privacy policies with respect to your personal information. If
your personal information will be used contrary to this policy, you will receive prior notice.).
Your user name is displayed on a-buck and is connected to all your a-buck activities. Other people can see your feedback, ratings
and associated questions. Announcements to other community members about suspicious activity and policy violations on our sites refer
to user names. So if you attach your name to your user name, people to whom you have revealed your name will be able to identify
your activities on the Web site.
If you visit our sites from a shared computer or a computer in an internet location, certain information about you, such as your user
name, activity or reminders from a-buck, might also be visible to other people who use the computer after you.
Using information from a-buck
You can share your personal and financial information to complete transactions and to receive payments. We cannot guarantee the
privacy or security of your information and therefore we advise you to evaluate your trading
partner before sharing your information. To protect your privacy, we give other users limited access to your
contact, address and financial data so that you can trade, can receive payments from other users.
When users are involved in a transaction, they have access to each other's name, user name, email address and other contact
information. In all cases, you must give other users a chance to remove themselves from your database and a chance
to see what information you have collected about them.
You agree to user information, and only for the following
that are not unsolicited commercial messages
-use of services of a-buck (such as
escrow and fraud complaints)
When you visit or interact with our websites, services, applications, message services and tools we or our authorized service
providers cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies to store information to give you a better, faster and safe experience.
No Spam, Spyware or spoofing
We and our users do not tolerate spam. Make sure you set your a-buck communication preferences so that others can communicate to
your as you prefer. You are not permitted to store information from other a-buck users, even a user who has purchased an item or service from you,
to add to your mailing list (email or physical mail) without their express consent. You may not use our communication tools to send spam
to send content which would violate our user agreement. We'd messages can scan for control on spam, viruses, phishing attacks and other
malicious activity or illegal or prohibited content. Communications through a-buck messaging service are temporarily stored.
Access, review and change your personal information
Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and don't share your a-buck password
with anyone. In case you do, you remain responsible for all actions that take place in the name of your account. If you lose control
of your password, this can have major consequences for your personal data and you may be subject to legally binding consequences that
have occurred in your name. In the event that your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately inform a-buck and
change your password.
Most parts of your personal information can be changed by you on a-buck. In some cases we might ask for evidence to verify
your identity remotely.
How we protect and store your personal information
In the event that something in your personal data changes such as a change of address you should update
this immediately on a-buck. On your request we can close your account and can keep your personal information out of sight. We will retain
personal information from closed accounts to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect costs owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems,
assist with any investigations, enforce our user agreement and other actions which are allowed by law.
We store and process your data on our servers in Netherlands and elsewhere in the world where more a-buck branches are located.
We protect your data with the help of technical and administrative security measures to the risk of loss, misuse, unauthorized access,
disclosure and alteration. Some of the safeguards we use are firewalls and data encryption and access authorization mechanims.
We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date. We offer you the possibility to update your
details via your personal page. We reserve the right to keep your information as long as the information is relevant to our activities.
In addition, we may retain personal information from closed accounts to comply with the law, to prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot
problems, help with an investigation, to enforce our user agreement and other actions which are allowed by the law.
collect from you. If you disclose your information to others, regardless of whether they are bidders, buyers or sellers on our sites or
other websites on the Internet, keep in mind that different rules may apply to the use or disclosure of information that you give
to them. a-buck does not have influence nor control on the privacy policies of third parties and so can you where possible be subject
to the privacy policies of third parties. We encourage you to ask questions before giving your personal information.
In case your questions were not answered you can contact us using our contact form>.