Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for HappyBid.co.uk

Effective Date: 30/05/2023

At HappyBid.co.uk, we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of our users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and disclose personal information when you visit our website or use our services. By accessing or using HappyBid.co.uk, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect:

1. Personal Information: We may collect personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and payment information when you register an account, place bids, or make purchases on our website.

2. Non-Personal Information: We may automatically collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, device information, and website usage data, to improve our services and enhance your user experience.

Use of Information:

1. Personal Information: We may use your personal information to:

2. Non-Personal Information: We may use non-personal information for various purposes, including website analytics, improving our services, and optimizing the user experience. This information may also be used in an aggregated and anonymized form for marketing and advertising purposes.

Information Sharing:

1. Trusted Third Parties: We may share your personal information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, providing services, or conducting business. These third parties are bound by confidentiality obligations and are only authorized to use your information as necessary to perform their functions.

2. Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information when required by law, to protect our rights and safety, or to comply with legal processes or government requests.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

1. Cookies: We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activities on our website. These technologies help us personalize your experience, analyze usage patterns, and deliver relevant content and advertisements.

2. Cookie Preferences: You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings. Please note that disabling cookies may limit certain functionalities on HappyBid.co.uk.

Data Security:

1. Security Measures: We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission or storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Third-Party Links:

1. External Websites: Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit.

Children's Privacy:

1. Age Restrictions: HappyBid.co.uk is not intended for individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, we will promptly delete it.

Changes to the Privacy Policy:

1. Policy Updates: We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this page, and the "Effective Date" at the top will reflect the date of the latest revision. We encourage you to review the Privacy Policy periodically to stay informed about how we handle your information.

Data Deletion

To request deletion of your collected data on our website, please email us here hq@happybid.co.uk.

Contact Us:

1. Email: If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please email us at hq@happybid.co.uk.