Privacy policy

VICCI, Inc., a Wisconsin corporation ("VICCI") owns and operates the VICCI Car Auctions website, found at www.viccicarauctions.com and related sites. This Privacy Policy is referred to herein as “Privacy Policy.” Defined terms in this Privacy Policy, if not defined herein, are identical to the defined terms in the Terms and Conditions of Website Use at www.viccicarauctions.com/termsandconditions.

1. Your Personal Information.

1.1. VICCI does not sell, rent, or license any User's Personal Information to any third party except as explained in this Privacy Policy. Such Personal Information may be disclosed or transmitted as provided in the Terms and Conditions. "Personal Information" is any information, data, or fact about any User that belongs to such User and identifies such User as an individual. Such information includes, but is not limited to, such User's first and last name, home or other physical address, telephone number, email address, and credit card information. Any User may change such User's Personal Information by amending the information with respect to such User's Account.

1.2. Through use of the Site, each User provides some form of Personal Information to VICCI. The collection and use of such User's Personal Information is necessary and required to use the Site. From time to time it may be necessary for VICCI to contact such User to troubleshoot potential issues while providing VICCI's services. VICCI may send surveys to help improve the Site.

2. Cookies and IP Addresses. On each User's first visit to the Site such User is directed to a home page. The Site may use cookies to display the appropriate webpage upon subsequent visits to the Site. VICCI may utilize the services of third parties, including, but not limited to, website hosts, marketing consultants, and providers of data analysis and search engine optimization. These third parties may have access to cookies with respect to each User, but they will not have access to any User's Personal Information.

3. External Links. The Site may provide links to other, outside websites ("Outside Websites"). These Outside Websites are not bound by this Privacy Policy and VICCI is not responsible for the privacy policies of such Outside Websites.

4. Amendment. VICCI may amend this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Each Buyer and Seller will be notified by email at the email address listed in such Buyer's or Seller's Account, and the "Effective as of" date displayed at the bottom of this page will be updated, when VICCI amends this Privacy Policy. If any User does not agree with this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, such User shall discontinue his, her, or its use of the Site.

5. The Security of Your Information. Each User's Personal Information is kept in a secure server. During a transaction credit card information is kept safe by encryption using SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) software. VICCI retains each User's name, address, telephone number, and email address for a period of at least two (2) years after the date such User creates an Account pursuant to the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any Successful Auction, VICCI retains the identification of the Seller and the Winning Buyer and all information regarding the Auction Vehicle with respect to such Successful Auction for a period of at least two (2) years after the date of such Successful Auction. VICCI retains all information regarding each Successful Auction in order to be able to identify each Successful Auction with which any particular Seller or Winning Buyer has been involved.

6. Opting out of Communications from VICCI. VICCI may send each User information about VICCI or VICCI's services, news or advice, and newsletters. VICCI may also send each User promotional materials from VICCI's partners and affiliates. Any User may opt out of receiving emails from VICCI by contacting contacts@viccicarauctions.com, or following any opt out instructions in an email.