Privacy

PRIVACY POLICY

BARRELBID.COM

AMERICANBARRELEXCHANGE.COM


American Barrel Exchange LLC.  (“Company” “us” or “we”), the owner and operator of the website Barrelbid.com and Americanbarrelexchange.com  (“Site”),  is committed to not only developing and providing  the most innovative and useful  internet platform  to assist our  site users  to offer or sell, or purchase, , supplies, equipment  and other similar items related to the business of operating breweries, distilleries and wineries  (collectively “Property”) on  the Company’s  Site  services  but also, to respecting the individual privacy of all individuals using our Site and the other applications available from the Company, whether on its own Site or through third party websites and social networking sites .   This Privacy Policy describes our information gathering and dissemination practices on our Site for our services. If you wish to access or use the Site to offer sell or purchase Property through the Site (the “Services”), you must accept the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SITE AND ITS SERVICES. BY USING THE SERVICES OF THE SITE AS A SELLER, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL POLICIES AND GUIDELINES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN).

This Privacy Policy describes our information gathering and dissemination practices on our Site for our Services.  

1. Collection and Use of Personal Information

A. Personal Information.  We do not require any personal information from you if you are just visiting and browsing our Site.   However, when you participate in or register for any of our Services, we may ask that you provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including, as applicable, your name, e-mail address, physical address, credit card information, etc.   We may also collect this and other information available through or provided by publicly available or privately contracted databases, and possibly, certain social networking websites that you may use to access the Service. Certain information, as indicated, may be required in order for you to use our Services and we may request additional optional information, but you can determine whether or not you wish to provide the optional information. If purchasing information or products through our platform, you may be required also to provide valid credit card or account information for an online payment processing mechanism such as PayPal and bidding, buying or selling information that you provide, or which we require, to complete the transaction.
 
 We also may obtain information about you from third parties, including verification services, payment processing services and other sources that are necessary to satisfy our contractual obligations to potential employers. 

 Finally, we also collect information about your interaction with our Site and Services which we receive from the devices that you use when you use our Services, register for an account with us, provide information on a web form, correspond with us regarding our Services or update your account information. This information can consist of device ID or unique identifier, device type, device token, or geo location information.  

This Privacy Policy applies to all such personal information provided by you through your use of the Site and the Services and third parties related to that use, including the devices that you use to access our Site.


B. Non-Personal Information. 


 i) Collection of usage data.  We collect and analyze information about your use of the Services for statistical purposes. This information may be analyzed and/or aggregated to determine appropriate modification and enhancements to our Services or to customize your personal experience. We also may collect and analyze this usage data for the purposes of determining your compliance with our Terms of Service.  

ii) Use of IP Addresses.  We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our servers and to administer our service. Your IP address may be used with the IP addresses of other members to gather broad demographic information.

iii) Use of Cookies.  Please be aware that some of the Services may send “cookies” to your computer when you access the Service.  Cookies are small data files that are placed on a user’s hard drive to allow for identification of the user’s computer.   This information may be combined with your personal information so that we may customize your experience of the Services, personalize the Services to your interests, show you advertisements geared toward your interests or make the Service easier for you to access or use.   We may also retain such information for our internal use for record-keeping purposes. You may adjust your computer to disallow the storing of cookies, but some aspects of our Services may not function properly or at all if cookies are disabled. We are not responsible for the use of cookies by other websites that are accessed through us.  

iv) Devices.   If you use the Services on a mobile device, we may collect information regarding device type, operating system, IP address and device ID. 

v) Log Files: Any time you visit our website, our servers automatically gather information from your browser (such as your IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks) to analyze trends, administer the site, prevent fraud, track visitor movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information. For example, we may log your IP address for system administration purposes. IP addresses are logged to track a user's session. This gives us an idea of which parts of our Site users are visiting. We do not share the log files externally.

vi) Web Beacons: "Web beacons" (also known as "clear gifs" and "pixel tags") are small transparent graphic images that are often used in conjunction with cookies in order to further personalize our Site for our users and to collect a limited set of information about our visitors. We may also use web beacons in email communications in order to understand the behavior of our customers. We do not link the web beacons to any personally identifiable information.

 

C. Surveys and Promotions.  We may run promotions and conduct online surveys in which we ask you for contact and other personal information, including information provided through any social networking site through which you may access such surveys. We use this information to improve our current Services or to improve or develop future Services. We may also use this information to contact you regarding our products and services, unless you opt-out of such use.

2. Use and Disclosure of Information

A. Provision and Improvement of Services.   We will use your personal information solely as necessary to provide the Services and to enhance and tailor your experience within the Site.  We may use your information to alert you of new products and services, features and enhancements, respond to your support issues, and/or notify you of upgrade opportunities, contests, promotions, and special offers.  You will have the option to choose not to receive certain of these communications.  You agree that we may communicate with you via email and any similar technology for any purpose relating to the Services. 

B. Disclosures.  We may:

i) Disclose your personal information to companies who work on our behalf or with us to provide the Services or to respond to your requests, such as having an outside company handle our payment processing or support offerings. Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have any right to use the personal information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us.
ii) Provide your personal information to business partners that offer products or services that we believe may be of interest to you, subject to your consent or a chance to opt-out of these disclosures.
iii) Release personal information and/or other information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state, federal or international laws or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant. 
iv) Disclose personal information and/or other information about you that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend ourself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Services, and protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our Company, our users or others. 

 

3. Other Terms

A. Information of Children.  We do not allow minors under the age of thirteen to   disclose any of their personal information to us.  We do not intend to collect information about children under the age of fourteen.   If we learn that a child under the age of thirteen has provided us with personal information, we will promptly take appropriate actions to delete such information. 

B. Choice/Opt-Out.  We provide you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving certain communications from us and our business partners when we request information about you for these purposes.  

C. Changes to Your Information.   If you registered for or accessed the Services through a social networking site, you may review, update, correct or delete your personal information by changing the information on the social networking site.   If you have established an account directly with us, you will be able to review and update your information on that account through the Services.   

D. Third-Party Sites.  The Services may contain links to other Internet sites. We have no responsibility for the privacy practices of other web sites, including the web sites of our business partners or the social networking site through which you may access any of our Services. You should review the policies of any third party sites before providing personal information to these sites.   

E. Legal Requirements.  We intend to protect your privacy to the fullest extent possible as described in this policy while also fulfilling our responsibility to uphold all applicable laws and regulations. Due to potential legal requirements and other possible circumstances, we cannot ensure that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed or accessed in ways not otherwise described in this policy. We may be compelled under law to disclose information to government or third parties under certain circumstances or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, we can, and you hereby authorize us to, disclose any information to law enforcement or other government officials that we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in compliance with the law.

F. Sale of Company or Assets.  In the event that all or part of the Company is acquired by or merged with a third party, you agree that we may transfer or assign the information we have collected from you as part of such merger, acquisition, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

G. International Users.   If you are accessing the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure that differ from United States laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Services, which are governed by U.S. law and this Privacy Policy, you are transferring your personal information to the United States and you consent to that transfer.

H. Security.   We have implemented reasonable security measures in accordance with generally accepted industry standard connection with our Services to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control.  However, we cannot guarantee its absolute security or that unauthorized persons will not access or use your personal information for improper purposes. 

I. Changes and Updates to this Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically by us, as reflected by date above. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes.  Material amendments to this Privacy Policy shall be communicated to you at the time you log into a Service.  Your continued use of the Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any future revisions.

J. Terms of Use.  This Privacy Policy is part of and incorporated into our Terms of Service, which includes provisions such as limitations on damages and application of the laws of the State of Florida to all issues arising under this Privacy Policy. 

K. Access to Your Personal Information. We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date, and that you have the ability to access and make corrections to it. This includes the following:

i) You can see, review and change your personal information by signing in to your account. Please update your personal information immediately if it changes or is inaccurate
ii) Once you make a public posting, you may not be able to change or remove it. Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable national laws
iii) We will honor any statutory right you might have to access, modify or erase your personal information. To request access and to find out whether any fees may apply, if permitted by applicable national laws, please contact us following the instructions in the Contact Us section below. Where you have a statutory right to request access or request the modification or erasure of your personal information, we can still withhold that access or decline to modify or erase your personal information in some cases in accordance with applicable national laws, but will give you reasons if we do so


L. Contacting Us.  We hope to create an online experience that you enjoy and trust. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or the information handling practices of our services, please contact us Here.