RUBILOGY has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices. For additional information about RUBILOGY, please review our Terms and Conditions.
RUBILOGY does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties.
RUBILOGY collects personal information about you through your use of the Website, including your registration details and information relating to your use of the Website and the content you access.
RUBILOGY may use this personal information to help us provide the Services to you, to verify your identity, to enforce or apply our terms and conditions, to protect the rights, property, or safety of RUBILOGY, our users, or others, for internal research purposes, for promoting and marketing other RUBILOGY products and Services to you, and for any other use that you authorise. Your membership’s trading history may be published in your feedback.
We release account and other personal information only when we believe release is appropriate for legal compliance and law enforcement (including to government agencies with statutory law enforcement responsibilities); to facilitate court proceedings; enforce or apply our terms and conditions; or protect the rights, property, or safety of RUBILOGY, our users, or others. Government agencies with statutory roles enabling them to request data from us includes but is not restricted to Police. Members can contact RUBILOGY to ask whether such information has been provided.
Where RUBILOGY contracts third parties to undertake various services, we may provide those third parties with personal information required to fulfil those services. These contracted services may include sending you letters for address verification, or conducting research for RUBILOGY to ensure the Services we provide you are relevant and personalised to your interests. RUBILOGY may also use third party customer relationship management services to manage customer agreements, enquiries, and generate reports for internal use. We will require any third party to undertake strict precautions to protect any personal information against unauthorised use or disclosure.
If you wish to take Dispute Tribunal proceedings against another member, you can contact RUBILOGY or the Disputes Tribunal for a statutory declaration, requesting contact details for the sole purpose of making a claim.
It may be the policy of RUBILOGY to send our members email throughout the term of membership and other email they elect to receive, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.). Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member’s request. In addition, RUBILOGY may send newsletters and other communications to members. Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove himself or herself from that mailing list.
We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email us with your questions or comments.
Our site’s registration form requires you to provide us contact information and may also require demographic information. We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our company and promotional material from some of our affiliated partners. Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary.
- Updating your personal information
RUBILOGY provides you with ways in which you can update your personal information, including changing your email address, password, phone number, etc. RUBILOGY will store previous email addresses against your profile to ensure compliance with our Terms and Conditions – specifically the use of one account per member.
RUBILOGY may enable you to save one or more of your delivery addresses which we will store against your profile. When you buy an item you may have the option of selecting a delivery address which we will then send to the seller. We will never give the seller your address without your permission.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Ensure you logout when you have finished visiting RUBILOGY, especially if you access RUBILOGY from a shared computer.
- Cookies and local storage
RUBILOGY uses various technologies, including cookies and local storage, to collect and store information about you when you visit RUBILOGY.
RUBILOGY uses “session” cookies to temporarily store information to help you use RUBILOGY. This information is used to deliver the right content to you as you use RUBILOGY and avoids unnecessarily asking you to log in. Session cookies expire immediately when you close your browser or are deleted after 30 minutes of no activity on RUBILOGY.
RUBILOGY also uses “persistent” cookies and local storage to personalise the user experience, to help protect our members and to provide us with research information (such as how often members visit RUBILOGY each month). Persistent cookies allow us to track users on RUBILOGY and helps us identify users abusing the RUBILOGY service. A persistent auto-login cookie is also stored when you select the “remember me” option when logging in. The auto-login cookie is removed if you log out.
RUBILOGY may also participate in Google’s AdWords pay-per-click advertising programme. AdWords advertisements appear on Google’s search result pages and on the Google Display Network.
- Advertising and third party links
Some RUBILOGY advertisers may request information directly from users, or link to sites that do so. RUBILOGY has no control over its advertisers’ privacy policies, and encourages users to review such policies prior to submitting any personal information to them.
RUBILOGY may contain non-advertising links to a variety of third party sites to enhance the member experience. RUBILOGY has no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.
RUBILOGY may also uses Google’s DoubleClick services to deliver display advertisements intended to be relevant to your interests, based on the information you have provided to us through the use of any of our Services.
RUBILOGY may use Google remarketing to serve relevant ads to you after you leave our website. When you visit pages on our website, Google may place a cookie on your browser. Then when you later visit another website in the Google Display Network, you may see relevant ads from RUBILOGY. You can opt out of Google’s use of these cookies by visiting Google’s
Ads Preferences Manager.
View Google’s advertising privacy policies.
RUBILOGY also makes advertising space available to other advertisers. If those advertisers use remarketing, you may see ads related to other websites you have previously visited.
Photos often contain EXIF data. EXIF data may include location information, such as when and where each photo was taken, and details of the device used to take it. If you upload photos that include EXIF data to RUBILOGY, we will store this information and use it to better understand the use of photos on our site and to help us provide a safe marketplace. Your device may allow you to opt out of providing location information.
- Other information we collect
We use additional information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand and serve you and our community. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address.
Users who login have their IP addresses recorded. This information will only be provided to legal authorities in cases of suspected fraud or for law enforcement purposes. This information is stored securely and will not be provided to other members or non-authorised parties.
If you choose to post messages in our message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect that information you provide to us.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
Customer service phone conversations may be recorded for internal training and quality assurance purposes. This helps us ensure the information we provide members is consistent and accurate. Phone records will be stored securely and will generally be retained for up to six months.
If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.
- Internet statistics and analytics
RUBILOGY sometimes uses Google Analytics to better understand the behaviour of visitors to our website, and to improve our website. For example, it helps us to identify how many users visit a particular page, and how many take a further step, such as bidding. We have opted out of Google Analytics’ data sharing settings. For more information, view Google Analytics information on safeguarding your data.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies or any other matter, please contact us.