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AutoBidMaster Privacy Policy

AutoBidMaster takes your privacy seriously. This policy covers how AutoBidMaster treats personal information that AutoBidMaster collects and receives. AutoBidMaster has been awarded TRUSTe's Privacy Seal signifying that this privacy policy and practices have been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance with TRUSTe's program requirements including transparency, accountability and choice regarding the collection and use of your personal information. TRUSTe's mission, as an independent third party, is to accelerate online trust among consumers and organizations globally through its leading privacy trustmark and innovative trust solutions. This privacy statement covers the Web site www.AutoBidMaster.com. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact at AutoBidMaster at info@autobidmaster.com. If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact TRUSTe here.

Information Collection and Use

This policy covers how AutoBidMaster treats personal information that AutoBidMaster collects and receives, including information related to your past use of AutoBidMaster services. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

AutoBidMaster collects personal information when you register with AutoBidMaster and when you use services offered by AutoBidMaster. When you register with AutoBidMaster we may ask for information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, credit card information, business license information, driver’s license information, zip code. Once you register with AutoBidMaster and log in to use our services, you are not anonymous to us.

AutoBidMaster collects information about your transactions with us, including information regarding items you place bids on. AutoBidMaster automatically receives and records information on our server logs regarding your sessions on AutoBidMaster websites and those of its subsidiaries, and related cookie information.

AutoBidMaster uses information for the following general purposes: to create your account, contact you, to facilitate bidding, buying, and selling of items by you through AutoBidMaster, to transfer title and ownership of items bought and sold by you, and to comply with laws and regulations related to purchases and sales of items by you through AutoBidMaster. Once you have registered with AutoBidMaster you have the ability to activate your auto auction login. In order to have access to this service you must pay for your AutoBidMaster service first. AutoBidMaster will then send you necessary auction login and password which enables you to bid.

Links to Other Sites

This Web site contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by AutoBidMaster. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.

We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This privacy statement applies only to information collected by this Web site.


Before you are able to bid on a car you are required to have a Copart account. All information collected for this account is collected by AutoBidMaster and is governed by our privacy policy. Copart is our third party vendor that supplies us with the platform to allow you to bid on cars. We do not share any of your personal information with this company for any reason.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

AutoBidMaster does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances: we provide the information in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, or upon receipt of a request from law enforcement.

AutoBidMaster does not otherwise share personal information about website users with third parties unless doing so is appropriate to carry out a user’s request such as processing your payments, shipping the vehicles to you, or it reasonably believes that doing so is legally required or is in AutoBidMaster’s interest to protect its property or other legal rights or the rights or property of others. We use Live Chat to assist you if you have questions while using our site or regarding your order;

We may transfer information about you if AutoBidMaster is acquired by or merged with another company to the extent permitted by applicable law. In this event, AutoBidMaster will notify you by email/or a prominent notice on our Web site before your information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

We transfer information about you to sellers of items purchased by you, to buyers of items sold by you and to their service providers that they may retain to facilitate the assignment of items to AutoBidMaster sales venues, and to state and federal regulatory agencies as part of the title or ownership transfer process.

When you use AdThis to bookmark and share our products and site, you will be taken to a third party site. Please note that their privacy policy governs the collection and use of the information collected on those sites. You may use the AddThis widget to tell your friends about the site, you will need to provide your friends email address to tell them about the site. AutoBidMaster has no access to this third party information, please read AddThis privacy policy to learn more about their privacy practices.

If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update or request the deletion of your information by emailing info@autobidmaster.com.


We may place a text file called a “cookie” in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information although it will enable us to relate your use of this website to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. AutoBidMaster may use cookies to track user traffic patterns (as described above). In addition, AutoBidMaster uses encrypted cookies to authenticate the user on each page after the user logs onto the website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you’ve set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. Some AutoBidMaster features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled. The use of cookies by third parties is not covered by our privacy statement. We do not have access or control over these cookies. These third parties use session ID cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.

Our third party partners employ clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), images, and scripts that help them better manage content on our site. We do tie the information gathered to our Customers’ or Users’ personally identifiable information.

Facebook Connect or other OpenID provider:

You can log in to our site using sign-in services such as Facebook Connect or an Open ID provider. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

Social Media Widgets:

Our Web site includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at info@autobidmaster.com.

We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to AutoBidMaster services and your account with AutoBidMaster, including but not limited to notifications, service announcements, and administrative messages.

Generally, you may not opt-out of these communications, which are not promotional in nature. If you do not wish to receive them, you have the option to deactivate your account.

Data Storage

AutoBidMaster will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us at info@autobidmaster.com. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Confidentiality and Security

AutoBidMaster takes your security seriously and takes reasonable steps to protect your information. AutoBidMaster uses

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption when transmitting certain kinds of information, such as financial services information, driver’s license number or payment information. An icon resembling a padlock is displayed on the bottom of most browsers window during SSL transactions that involve credit cards and other forms of payment. Any time AutoBidMaster asks you for driver’s license number, a credit card number for payment or for verification purposes, it will be SSL encrypted. The information you provide will be stored securely on our servers. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If AutoBidMaster learns of a security systems breach we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using this website or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy and administrative issues relating to your use of this website. AutoBidMaster may post a notice on our website if a security breach occurs. AutoBidMaster may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us at info@autobidmaster.com.

Your Consent

By using our Web site you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy

Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our Web site to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should contact us through the contact page located on our website. AutoBidMaster Contact Information

AutoBidMaster Contact Information

AutoBidMaster 6807 NE 79th ct ste B
Portland, OR 97218 USA

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the home page, and other

places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it

frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page prior to the changes taking effect.

Privacy Policy Effective Date

April 3, 2013