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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to, and Matthews Auctioneers Inc and governs data collection and usage.
For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Matthews
Auctioneers Inc include The Matthews Auctioneers Inc website is a
Online Auctions site. By using the Matthews Auctioneers Inc website, you consent to the data
practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered, Matthews Auctioneers Inc may
collect personally identifiable information, such as your:

If you purchase Matthews Auctioneers Inc's products and services, we collect billing and credit
card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us.
However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use
certain products or services. These may include: (a) registering for an account; (b) entering a
sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers
from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or
other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services. To wit, we will
use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or
products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal
information in the future.

Use of your Personal Information
Matthews Auctioneers Inc collects and uses your personal information to operate and deliver the
services you have requested.

Matthews Auctioneers Inc may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of
other products or services available from Matthews Auctioneers Inc and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties
Matthews Auctioneers Inc does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Matthews Auctioneers Inc may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis,
send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third
parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to
- First and Last Name
- Mailing Address
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
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Matthews Auctioneers Inc, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your

Matthews Auctioneers Inc may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to
do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of
the law or comply with legal process served on Matthews Auctioneers Inc or the site; (b) protect
and defend the rights or property of Matthews Auctioneers Inc; and/or (c) act under exigent
circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Matthews Auctioneers Inc, or the public.

Tracking User Behavior
Matthews Auctioneers Inc may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within
Matthews Auctioneers Inc, in order to determine what Matthews Auctioneers Inc services are the
most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Matthews
Auctioneers Inc to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular
subject area.


Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by
Matthews Auctioneers Inc. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain
names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of
the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the
Matthews Auctioneers Inc website.

Use of Cookies
The Matthews Auctioneers Inc website may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online
experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies
cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely
assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The
purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For
example, if you personalize Matthews Auctioneers Inc pages, or register with Matthews
Auctioneers Inc site or services, a cookie helps Matthews Auctioneers Inc to recall your specific
information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information,
such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Matthews
Auctioneers Inc website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can
easily use the Matthews Auctioneers Inc features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept
cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you
choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the
Matthews Auctioneers Inc services or websites you visit.

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Security of your Personal Information
Matthews Auctioneers Inc secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or
disclosure. Matthews Auctioneers Inc uses the following methods for this purpose:

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is
protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or
alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any
wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect
your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations
inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any
and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be

Right to Deletion
Subject to certain exceptions set out below, on receipt of a verifiable request from you, we will:

Please note that we may not be able to comply with requests to delete your personal information if
it is necessary to:

- SSL Protocol
• Delete your personal information from our records; and
• Direct any service providers to delete your personal information from their records.
• Complete the transaction for which the personal information was collected, fulfill the
terms of a written warranty or product recall conducted in accordance with federal
law, provide a good or service requested by you, or reasonably anticipated within the
context of our ongoing business relationship with you, or otherwise perform a contract
between you and us;
• Detect security incidents, protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal
activity; or prosecute those responsible for that activity;
• Debug to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality;
• Exercise free speech, ensure the right of another consumer to exercise his or her right
of free speech, or exercise another right provided for by law;
• Comply with the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act;
• Engage in public or peer-reviewed scientific, historical, or statistical research in the
public interest that adheres to all other applicable ethics and privacy laws, when our
deletion of the information is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the
achievement of such research, provided we have obtained your informed consent;
• Enable solely internal uses that are reasonably aligned with your expectations based on
your relationship with us;
• Comply with an existing legal obligation; or
• Otherwise use your personal information, internally, in a lawful manner that is
compatible with the context in which you provided the information.
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Children Under Thirteen
Matthews Auctioneers Inc does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from
children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or
guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications
From time to time, Matthews Auctioneers Inc may contact you via email for the purpose of
providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general
communication. In order to improve our Services, we may receive a notification when you open an
email from Matthews Auctioneers Inc or click on a link therein.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from
Matthews Auctioneers Inc, you may opt out of such communications by Clicking the link at the
bottom of the email or by contacting us directly.

External Data Storage Sites
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have

Changes to this Statement
Matthews Auctioneers Inc reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We
will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a
notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our
website, and/or by updating any privacy information. Your continued use of the website and/or
Services available after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified
Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information
Matthews Auctioneers Inc welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of
Privacy. If you believe that Matthews Auctioneers Inc has not adhered to this Statement, please
contact Matthews Auctioneers Inc at:

Matthews Auctioneers Inc
299 E Virginia St
Galax, Virginia 24333

Email Address:

Telephone number:

Effective as of September 11, 2023