CityXpress ("CityXpress") operates this site for the Star-Gazette. CityXpress collects information from and about you when you use this site, and shares this information with the Star-Gazette.
You must register to place bids. Registration requires your full name, address, phone number and email address. This information will be used to contact you in the event that you are a winning bidder, and will be shared with the newspaper and the business sponsoring the item. You will be assigned a unique User Name that allows you to place bids and follow their progress in the auction-style online marketplace.
When filling out the registration form, online marketplace registrants are given the opportunity to elect to receive promotional opportunities from online marketplace vendors. By clicking and ticking the tick box, a user may opt into this service. After the conclusion of the online marketplace, those who have opted in to this service may be sent promotional offers from online marketplace vendors, the newspaper featuring the online marketplace, or CityXpress.
Registrants are also requested to provide information regarding their age, gender and whether or not they are a subscriber to the newspaper conducting the online marketplace. This optional information is aggregated and used for statistical purposes only.
When paying for a winning bid, additional information such as a credit card number may be collected from the bidder. This information is collected solely for the purposes of allowing the user to pay for the product or service on which they are the winning bidder. The credit card information is not stored in the online marketplace system once the transaction is processed.
All information collected is for the sole use of the newspaper, online marketplace vendors and CityXpress. This information will not be communicated to any other third parties without your written consent.