Last updated: April 22nd 2021
TheInternationalAuction.com (“us”, “we”, or “our”) is a collaboration of 1) J-Ports KabushikiGaisha, an Osaka-based company that operates a webpage under https://livebrandauction.com/, as well as a Facebook page under https://www.facebook.com/LiveBrandAuctions/ (collectively referred to as the “Sites”) and; 2) OPAL KabushikiGaisha, a Yokohama-based company that operates and is a licenced Auction House operating under the name ‘YBA’. This page informs you of our policies as a data controller regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Sites.
We use your Personal Information for transactions, in addition to providing and improving the Sites. By using the Sites, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Sites, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name (such as your profile name on Facebook or the name being shared through PayPal when you make a payment to us), billing/shipping addresses, phone numbers and email addresses (“Personal Information”).
Additionally, the information we collect through your interactions with us over Facebook (primarily your comments and messages) is being shared directly with us. We are not affiliated in any way to Facebook and information we collect through Facebook is handled under our policy here, and not that of Facebook except where applicable.
We use third-party services such as MailChimp to collect, monitor and analyze the Personal Information as well.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Sites (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Sites that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze the Log Data. We (or our payment processors) also collect from Customers that purchase items from us for billing details such as PayPal information and/or a billing address.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and important changes to your account and our business operations that affect your past and future purchases, including legal, privacy and security matters.
We also use the email used to pay for items for transactional emails and shipping updates.
We use third-party services such as MailChimp and Mailgun to deliver those emails to you.
Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Sites.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you would like to opt out of our marketing/promotional materials, please follow the link below to unsubscribe from our newsletter.
You cannot unsubscribe from emails about your transactions or account (legal, privacy, security, etc) since we need to be able to send you these important updates/changes.