BidWilly (hereinafter BidWilly.com) has created this privacy statement in order
to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information-gathering
and -dissemination practices for this website: BidWilly.com. By using this site,
you do hereby warrant and represent that you have read, understand and agree to
all terms and conditions stated herein. By using this site, you also represent and
warrant that you have read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions stated
Please be aware that all confidential credit card information required by the site
is processed by PaySimple.com. For more information on PayPal’s security policies,
please visit the service's website.
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer
our Web site. Your IP address is used to gather broad demographic information. Our
site's registration form requires users to give us contact information (like their
name and email address and financial information (like their credit card numbers).
We use customer contact information from the registration form to send the user
information about our company and promotional material from some of our partners
and/or affiliates. The customer's contact information is also used to contact the
visitor when necessary. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the
choice/opt-out section below. Financial information that is collected is used to
bill the user for products and services.
Links and Information
This site contains links to other Web sites. BidWilly.com is not responsible for
the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites. From time to time, TaskPosters
and BidWillys as well as all other members will have the opportunity to participate
in special programs and will be able to opt in to programs that will transfer their
information to other services. This will occur only with prior permission from the
User. Our site uses an order form for customers to request information, products,
and services. We collect financial information (credit card numbers). Financial
information that is collected is used to bill the user for products and services.
BidWilly.com expressly disclaims any liability that may arise from the provision
of any User of any information whatsoever to this site. You, the User, do hereby
agree to hold BidWilly.com harmless from any liability that may arise from the
provision of any information to this site. By using this site, you also represent
and warrant that you have read, understand and agree to the terms stated in the
use, you agree that all information provided to BidWilly.com shall become the
property of BidWilly.com subject to any exclusions so stated herein.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration
of the information under our control. This includes a customer record manager and
does not collect user's personal information. All confidential User information
submitted on BidWilly.com's site is processed by PaySimple.com.
This site supplements the information that you provide with information that is
received from third parties.
Our site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from
us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor.
(please see further below). This site gives users the option to remove their information
from our database, to not receive future communications or to no longer receive
Cookies, and BidWilly.com's use thereof
BidWilly.com collects anonymous information through cookies. A cookie is a small
piece of data containing a unique identification number that is sent to your browser
from a Web server, and is stored on your computer's hard drive. The unique ID number
identifies your browser to BidWilly.com's computers whenever you visit. Cookies
do not enable anyone to access personally identifiable information that you have
account information stored on BidWilly.com's computers. This helps BidWilly.com
estimate BidWilly.com's audience size for advertisers; to assist in processing
items in your shopping basket; to track the number of entries in BidWilly.com
promotions, sweepstakes and contests; to identify the areas of the site you visit;
to hold session information; and to track user preferences.
Cookies are part of the technology implemented by your browser. Most browsers are
initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to either notify
you when you have received a cookie, or to refuse them all together.
BidWilly.com relies on cookies to preserve the BidWilly.com identity you have
created while logged on. If you choose to not accept cookies, you cannot participate
as a registered, signed-in member.
You should be aware that BidWilly.com's advertisers sometimes use banner ads to
give you their own cookies. If you want to understand how and why an advertiser
is not responsible for any issues that may arise regarding the Privacy Policies
of any of its affiliates or advertiser. By using this site, you do hereby agree
to hold BidWilly.com harmless from any claims and/or damages that may arise from
the policies and/or practices (or lack thereof) of any of its affiliates and/or
BidWilly.com's use of member information
Two things drive BidWilly.com's decisions regarding the use of information collected
from BidWilly.com members: 1) improving user experience by offering personalized
services, content and advertising, and 2) market research.
Ads are a standard part of user experience on the Internet, and BidWilly.com believes
that targeted advertising enhances this experience. BidWilly.com uses information
collected from BidWilly.com members to place ads where they believe interested
parties will see them.
In addition to banner ads, BidWilly.com may advertise products, companies and
events that we think might interest you through the email address you provide.
BidWilly.com may analyze information provided directly by you, or obtained through
cookies or third parties to direct services and content based on your interests.
BidWilly.com reserves the right to collect market research data in order to generate
sales to corporate clients. However, market research data may be used at the aggregate
- Improve the likelihood of a sale to a group of BidWilly.com members
- Increase the likelihood that a group's experience on BidWilly.com is relevant
to its interests as a whole
- Formulate group-level statistical models that are used to accomplish goal #2 (above).
BidWilly.com's market research may be collected in some of the following ways:
- Among individuals who opt-in to take surveys during the registration process or
while on BidWilly.com (those who sign up are contacted and take surveys through
- Through surveys that we publicly post on BidWilly.com (it is never mandatory to
answer these surveys)
- Through contests that are offered on the site
- Through general use of the site
BidWilly.com uses data at the individual level to sell products and services to
BidWilly.com members who express an interest in these products and services, through
a poll for example, or to members who can be presumed to have an interest based
on results from a statistical analysis.
Information logged by BidWilly.com
When you visit websites on the Internet, your browser automatically transmits information
to the sites you visit throughout every visit. Examples of such information include
referral data (URL of the Web page you were on before coming to BidWilly.com),
IP address, and your browser version. We collect this information to help improve
our services and moderate the site. All the information that is automatically submitted
by your browser is considered anonymous.
BidWilly.com also logs information you submit through registration, forms for
optional programs, surveys and other entries, cookie data and communications transmitted
through BidWilly.com applications. Only authorized BidWilly.com staff members
have access to your information in its entirety. Other employees may have access
to portions of this information if it pertains to their job duties.
What is BidWilly.com's information retention policy?
To preserve the integrity of our databases, standard procedure calls for us to retain
information submitted by members for an indefinite length of time. BidWilly.com
understands your submissions as consent to store all your information in one place
for this indefinite length of time, if we so wish. If required by law, as is the
case to comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), we will
nullify member information by erasing it from our database. We will also respond
to written member requests to nullify account information. If you wish to make such
a request, which requires that we verify your identity, or if you have any questions
regarding this policy, contact BidWilly.com at help@BidWilly.com. Also, by using
this site, you do hereby represent and warrant that you understand and agree that
all information submitted by you to BidWilly.com becomes the property of BidWilly.com
and may be used in the sole discretion of BidWilly.com in accordance with this
BidWilly.com security of collected information
Your BidWilly.com Profile is password-protected so that only you and authorized
BidWilly.com employees have access to your account information. In order to maintain
this protection, do not give your password to anyone. If someone who represents
to you they are BidWilly.com staff asks for any personal account information,
including password, check their URL. If it doesn't say they are help@BidWilly.com,
they're not. Also, if you share a computer, you should sign out of your BidWilly.com
account and close the browser window before someone else logs on. This will help
protect your information entered on public terminals from disclosure to third parties.
BidWilly.com makes every effort to ensure that your information is secure on its
system. Extremely sensitive information, like credit card numbers, is always transmitted
in encrypted form. Only certain authorized BidWilly.com employees can access this
information, and then only if it is relevant to their job duties. BidWilly.com
periodically reviewing Web security and making sure that every BidWilly.com employee
is aware of our security practices. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the
Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, BidWilly.com cannot
guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your
own risk. If you have any further questions on this issue, refer to the site Terms
of Use. BidWilly.com expressly disclaims any liability that may arise should any
other individuals obtain the information you submit to this site.
With whom does BidWilly.com share information?
When you submit information to BidWilly.com, it is generally collected, processed
and maintained solely by us. Sometimes we may allow partner companies to collect
information about members from us or directly from you (through their Web site).
When BidWilly.com is the source, it is usually so that we can provide a service
with a partner. We choose to work with companies that we believe to be upstanding
and that we believe will treat your information responsibly. But, since we don't
own these companies, we can't speak for them on privacy issues. Before telling them
about yourself, check out their privacy statements. If you are not satisfied with
their information practices, you can choose to not use their service.
Below is a summary of some of the situations in which BidWilly.com might share
some of the information that we collect from users:
Some of our services, such as BidWilly.com email, are offered in conjunction with
partner companies. In order to provide these services, BidWilly.com may choose
to share some of you user data (e.g., including, but not limited to, user name and
Some BidWilly.com content is "sponsored by" or "presented by" other companies.
BidWilly.com typically shares market research data (how the sponsorship performed,
names of contest winners, etc.) collected on the site or via email surveys with
these partners. This information is typically aggregate and not linked to specific
Partners may sponsor promotions, contests and sweepstakes that require you to reveal
before revealing information about yourself. If you don't want these sponsors to
have your personal information, you can choose to not participate.
When visitors come to BidWilly.com, they may receive cookies from BidWilly.com's
sponsors; this information is typically not shared with BidWilly.com. This privacy
statement does not address the information practices of our advertisers. You should
read the privacy statements of all third-party sites, as their privacy policies
may differ from BidWilly.com's.
Finally, BidWilly.com reserves the right to disclose user information from both
private and public areas of the site at our discretion to anyone or no one at all,
if required by law or if given reason to believe, in our sole discretion, that someone
is causing injury to or interference with the rights of BidWilly.com members or
the general public, or with BidWilly.com's rights of property. Please be advised,
however, that all information submitted by you to BidWilly.com becomes the property
of BidWilly.com. By submitting this information, you do hereby agree to allow
BidWilly.com to use such information at its sole discretion pursuant to the terms
Specifically, we may also share certain information about you with those of our
vendors who are responsible for handling your account or performing other necessary
services that you require. Although we may share sensitive financial information
(i.e., credit card numbers, banking information), security information (e.g., account
passwords) and personal communications (e.g., personal e-mail messages) with such
vendors where necessary and appropriate, we will not share such information with
other third parties, except in response to formal requests (e.g., subpoena or court
order) made in connection with litigation or arbitration proceedings directly relating
to a domain name registration or other services we provide.
Additionally, we may share the information stored in our database, as well as other
information that is not of a sensitive nature, with carefully selected business
partners, including those who offer services that complement those provided by us
or which may otherwise be of interest to you. If you do not want us to share information
about you with our business partners, you may send us an e-mail at help@BidWilly.com.
Include the word "privacy" in the subject line of the e-mail and all your registration
information in the body of the e-mail. Finally, BidWilly.com reserves the right
to transfer, sell and/or distribute all information collected on its sight for any
purpose, including, but not limited to, for satisfaction of any debt or upon liquidation
of the company should such a situation arise.
BidWilly.com's opt-in/out policy
During registration you choose whether to receive correspondence from either BidWilly.com
or its partners and whether you want to participate in a variety of BidWilly.com
programs. This information remains on your Profile where you can, at any point,
easily edit it to indicate that you have changed your mind. After logging on, click
on "edit profile" on the bottom of any page. Then click on "email alerts," and make
your selections. If you purchase anything through BidWilly.com, we may occasionally
contact you with information about special events, sales, and activities. You always
have the option to ask BidWilly.com not to contact you with this information again.
As for promotions, contests, submission opportunities and programs, you will not
be included unless you opt-in.
If you receive unsolicited email from a BidWilly.com domain, please contact us
How can BidWilly.com members edit their information?
BidWilly.com believes strongly in giving you the ability to access and edit your
personal information. To update your personal info, click My Profile at the top
of any page. There you can view, update and correct your account information. You
may edit your profile at any time -- all you need is your username and password.
So that we can protect the integrity of sensitive data, there are certain pieces
of information, such as your age, that you cannot alter yourself. For example, since
children under 18 are not allowed to register as BidWilly.com members, we need
to take reasonable measures to preserve the accuracy of our members' ages. Please
contact us at help@BidWilly.com to find out how to change information you cannot
access through your Profile.
Our databases automatically update any personal information you edit in your profile,
or that you request we edit. Information transmitted through boards, chats, polls
or through any other means remain in our databases and become the property of BidWilly.com
upon submission. Keep this in mind if you decide to communicate personal information
through any of these applications.
Notification of changes
as necessary. This policy might change as BidWilly.com updates and expands its
services. BidWilly.com will contact you via email and will post notification if
there are any material changes in its privacy practices. BidWilly.com also encourages
represent and warrant that you have read, understand and agree to all terms of this
other policies published by BidWilly.com on the site. If you do not understand
any of the terms or conditions of any of BidWilly.com's policies, you may inquire
regarding the same via electronic correspondence (e-mail) at help@BidWilly.com.
How can I reach BidWilly.com staff?
If you have technical problems, questions or other issues related to your use of
BidWilly.com, please click the link Contact Us on the home at the bottom of any
page of the site. You can also contact us at help@BidWilly.com.
BidWilly.com's staff will respond to all requests sent through mail or email from
members and parents interested in knowing more about what personal information is
stored on the BidWilly.com database, or if they want their personal information
nullified, or have additional questions regarding privacy.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site,
or your dealings with this Web site, you may contact us at help@BidWilly.com.