The Antique Collection collects personal information when you register to use our services or to post content on our site. At registration you are asked for a username, password and a valid email address. This information is also passed on us if you use Facebook Connect to sign in.
To obtain an Antique Collection online store, we will ask for your store name, if applicable, your PayPal email address. We will not have access to your PayPal account.
The Antique Collection automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookies and the pages you request. This data is only used in the aggregate.
The Antique Collection uses information for the following general purposes: Products and services provisioning, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement, contact, research and anonymous reporting.
IP addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a webpage. Your IP address is stored in The Antique Collection's user registration databases when you register with us. IP addresses may be used for various research purposes.
The Antique Collection will send you a welcome/confirmation email when you sign up for our services. Confirmation of this email is required for using your Antique Collection account, but not for the use of any other features of the site. The Antique Collection will send you service-related announcements on rare occasions when it is necessary to do so.
You may not opt-out of service-related communications at any time as it is our responsibility to keep you informed of key changes.
A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use The Antique Collection products or services that require you to "sign in," and you may not be able to take full advantage of the The Antique Collection service. The Antique Collection uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to: Access your information when you "sign in"; keep track of preferences you specify while you are using The Antique Collection's services; display the most appropriate advertising banners, based on your interests and activity on The Antique Collection; estimate and report The Antique Collection's total audience size and traffic; conduct research to improve The Antique Collection's content and services.
The Antique Collection cookies do not collect personal information, and The Antique Collection does not combine information collected through cookies with other personal information to tell us who you are or what your username or email address is.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you post a message, your storename is visible to other users. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return. The Antique Collection may be required to disclose personally identifiable information under special circumstances, such as when your actions violate the The Antique Collection Terms of Service. The Antique Collection may disclose personally identifiable information as we believes necessary or appropriate in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity. In such events, The Antique Collection may disclose name, street address, town/city, county/state, postcode/zipcode, country, phone number, email address and company name. The Antique Collection may share aggregated demographic information with business partners.
The Antique Collection may employ other companies and people to perform tasks on our behalf and may need to share your information with them to provide products and services to you. Examples include but are not limited to fulfilling orders, handling billing disputes and collections, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance and providing customer service.
As part of the buying and selling process, you may obtain another Antique Collection user's email address, shipping address and/or other information. This information should only be used for The Antique Collection related communications or for facilitated transactions. The Antique Collection has not granted you a license to use the information for unsolicited commercial messages. Without limiting the foregoing, without express consent from the user, you are not licensed to add any Antique Collection user to your email or physical mail list.
Without limiting the above, in an effort to respect your privacy and The Antique Collection's ability to keep the community free from bad actors, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law authority, other government officials, or other third parties without a court order, legal process, or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to protect The Antique Collection's rights, prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss, or to report suspected illegal activity.
This Policy is effective 1 January, 2015, for current users, and upon acceptance for new users.