Privacy notice


How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Cissus Limited (Bid on This) collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about visitors to our website.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits www.bidonthis.co.uk we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting either of our websites. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by Cissus Limited

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
Cookie Name Purpose More information
Cissus Ltd site cookie acceptance CissusLtdCookiesAccepted This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on the Bid on This website. To withdraw your consent after accepting this cookie delete the bidonthis.co.uk cookiesaccepted cookie. Find out how at www.aboutcookies.org
Google Analytics _utma _utmb _utmc _utmz These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form including the number of visitors to the site. Where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Online notification form cookie ASP.NET_SessionID This cookie is essential for the online notification form – the form that data controllers can use to notify with Cissus Ltd – to operate. It is set only for those people using the form. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser. Visit the Microsoft website
Content Management System Cookie bot-cookie This cookie is set by our content management system on a small number of browsers upon arrival to the Bid on This site. It is not used by the Cissus Ltd for any purpose. This cookie is deleted when a user closes their browser. The supplier of our content management system (the software we use to update our website) is working to remove this cookie from their product.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit  www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

YouTube cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Search engine

The search engine on our website is designed to be as powerful and easy to use as the popular search engine Google. The search is made possible by a piece of hardware (a search ‘appliance’) supplied by Google that is plugged into our server and continuously indexes the content on our site. All search requests are handled by the appliance and the information is not passed on to any third party, including Google.

Links to other Websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Registering with the site

By creating an account with Bid on This, you agree to receiving auction alerts and reminders. If you no longer wish to receive promotional emails from us, you have the opportunity to unsubscribe at the top and bottom of our communications. Alternatively you can contact us to unsubscribe and we’ll remove you from our marketing lists. We use a third party provider, Sign Up To, to deliver our email promotions.

E-newsletter

We use a third party provider, Sign Up To, to deliver our e-newsletters. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies including clear gifs to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see Sign up To’s privacy notice. We will not pass your data on to third-parties, however we may email you with relevant industry news, whitepapers and resources from time to time.

Data Protection

Bid on This is on the register of data controllers. Your data will not be shared with 3rd parties for marketing purposes unless you opt-in to a specific promotion. Your data will only ever be shared with an auction house in order to fulfil your order. Your card details are not stored by us, they are stored by a secure payment gateway powered by Barclays Smartpay.

Changes to this privacy notice

This privacy notice was last updated on 5th February 2016.

How to contact us

Requests for information about our privacy policy can be emailed to controlroom@bidonthis.co.uk or by writing to:

Bid on This (c/o Cissus Ltd)
27 Queensdale Place
London
W11 4SQ