Privacy Policy

Effective date: November 16, 2018

REA Group, LLC d/b/a Robert Edward Auctions (“Robert Edward Auctions”, "us", "we", or "our") values the privacy of its customers. We are the controller of our customer’s personal information and are responsible for such information’s collection, use and disclosure. This privacy policy governs the use of the website, https://www.robertedwardauctions.com/ and https://bid.robertedwardauctions.com (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Website"). By using the Website, you agree to the collection and use of the information collected as stated in this policy.

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data when you use our Website and the choices you have associated with that data.

Information Collection and Use

We collect Personal Data and Usage Data for various purposes to provide and improve our Website.

Personal Data

While using our Website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, City, State, ZIP/Postal code, Country
  • Tax ID number
  • Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or the instructions provided in any email we send.

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how the Website is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data. We may use third-party Service Providers, including Google Analytics, to monitor and analyze Usage Data.

Tracking Cookies Data

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our Website to recognize your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that deleting or refusing cookies may prevent you from using certain services on the Website.

Our Website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits web traffic to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to held us understand our Website traffic and usage.

Use of Data

Robert Edward Auctions uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide, maintain and improve our Website
  • To notify you about changes to our Website or Privacy Policy
  • To provide customer support
  • To monitor the usage of our Website
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about our services

Legal Basis for Processing Personal Data under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are from the European Economic Area (EEA), Robert Edward Auctions legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

Robert Edward Auctions may process your Personal Data because:

  • We need to perform a contract with you
  • You have given us permission to do so
  • The processing is in our legitimate interests and it is not overridden by your rights
  • To comply with the law

Retention of Data

Robert Edward Auctions will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes and enforce our legal agreements and policies. Robert Edward Auctions will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Website, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.

Transfer of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Robert Edward Auctions will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Data

Please be advised that under certain circumstances, Robert Edward Auctions may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency). Robert Edward Auctions may disclose your Personal Data for the following reasons:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Robert Edward Auctions
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability

Security of Data

We take the security of the data provided to Robert Edward Auctions seriously. That being said, any transfer of data over the Internet or any information electronically stored cannot be 100% secure. While Robert Edward Auctions utilizes commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Our Policy on "Do Not Track" Signals under the California Online Protection Act (CalOPPA)

Please note that we do not support Do Not Track ("DNT"). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked. You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Data Protection Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Robert Edward Auctions aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  1. The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data on file with Robert Edward Auctions. If you are seeking to access, update or delete your Personal Information, please contact us to assist you.
  2. The right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data.
  4. The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  5. The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  6. The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Robert Edward Auctions relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your Personal Data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals ("Service Providers") to perform business-related services or assist us in analyzing how our Website is used. These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Links to Other Sites

Our Website contains links to other websites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services.

Children's Privacy

Our Website is not intended for anyone under the age of 18 ("Children") and we do not knowingly identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page and updating the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us: By email: info@robertedwardauctions.com.