1.1 REN Media Group USA, Inc. d/b/a America's Auction Network (referred to in this document as "The Company") is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the visitors to its website, AANTV.com.
2. Collecting personal information
2.1 We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
2.1.1 Information that you provide to us including without limitation your email address and any other personal information you may send to us.
2.1.2 Information relating to any purchases you make from AANTV.com.
2.1.3 Information that you post to our website for publication on the internet.
2.1.4 Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website, including without limitation the communication content and any meta data associated with the communication.
2.1.5 Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including without limitation your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths.
3. Use of Personal Information
3.2 Without limitation, we may use your personal information, and disclose it to third parties, to:
3.2.1 Administer our website and business.
3.2.2 Personalize our website for you.
3.2.3 Enable your use of the services available on our website.
3.2.4 Send you goods purchased through our website.
3.2.5 Communicate with you about your order, remind you of orders you have pending and other transactional or administrative updates as well as to send you offers for products and services that may be of interest to you.
3.2.6 Send you email notifications that you have specifically requested.
3.2.7 Send statements, invoices and payment reminders to you, and collect payments from you.
3.2.8 Send you non-marketing commercial communications.
3.2.9 Disclose your personal information when we believe such disclosure is appropriate to cooperate with an investigation of activities claimed to be unlawful, to enforce our Terms & Conditions, or to protect the rights or property of the Company or others.
3.2.10 Disclose your personal information to the extent that we are required to do so by law.
3.2.11 Disclose your personal information in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.
3.2.12 Establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including without limitation providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
3.2.13 Disclose your personal information to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
3.2.14 Send you marketing communications relating to our business or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties that we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications).
3.9.15 Partner with third parties to provide you with products or services that may be of interest to you, including sharing, renting, or selling your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and information about your use of our website and the types of products you have purchased or are interested in.
3.2.17 Provide third parties with statistical information about our users.
3.2.18 Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website.
3.2.19 Keep our website secure and prevent fraud.
3.2.20 Verify compliance with the Terms & Conditions governing the use of our website.
3.3 In addition, it is possible that in the future a third party may acquire the Company or its assets or that the Company may partner with or purchase another third party to continue to do business as a combined entity. In the event that any such transaction occurs, it is possible that our customer information, including your personal information, may be transferred to the new business entity as one of the Company's assets. In such an event, we will update this policy to reflect any change in ownership or control of your personal information.
3.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 3.
4. International Data Transfers
4.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.
4.2 Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.
4.3 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 4.
5. Retaining Personal Information
5.1 This Section 5 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.
5.2 We are permitted to retain any and all personal information that you provide to us and that we process for any purpose or purposes.
5.3 We will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:
5.3.1 To the extent that we are required to do so by law.
5.3.2 If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.
5.3.3 In order to establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).
6. Security of Personal Information
6.1 We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
6.2 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
6.3 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing your account on our website confidential. Except when you log into your account on our website, we will not ask you for your password.
7.2 You should check this page frequently to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8. Your Rights
8.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you, subject to:
8.1.1 Your payment to us of a reasonable administrative fee (currently fixed at $25.00).
8.1.2 The supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport or driver license certified by a notary public plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
8.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
8.3 If you do not want the Company to share your personal information with third parties for their own marketing purposes, you must send a written request to the following address, postage prepaid: Attention: Chief Legal Officer, 1499 Gulf to Bay Boulevard, Suite 4000, Clearwater, Florida 33755. If you send a written request, please be sure to include your exact full legal name, mailing address, email, and telephone number(s) and a statement that you would like us not to share your personal information with other organizations that may have special offers, products, or services that may be of interest to you. Even if you do opt-out of this sharing, we may still share personal information about you as required by law or to carry out certain business operations, as described above, or if you purchase a product or service from a third party or request additional information about such a product or service.
9. Third Party Websites
9.1 Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.
9.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.
10. Updating Information
Please let us know if the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
11.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
11.3 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
11.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
11.5 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.
11.6 If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features on our website.
11.7 You are permitted to delete cookies already stored on your computer.
11.8 Deleting cookies may have a negative impact on the usability of our website.