Registration Information: what information is collected and why?
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 bidding. NOTE: This User Name may result in you being identified by others. If you do not want to be identified you should not participate in the online marketplace.
When filling out the registration form, you 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 .
You are also requested to provide information regarding your age, gender and whether or not you are a subscriber to the newspaper sponsoring 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 you. 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.
Registration Information: will my information be communicated to any third parties?
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.