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Estuary Auctions Privacy Policy

Last updated on 1st of FEBRUARY, 2022



Estuary Auctions LLC (“Estuary”) and its affiliates are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Affiliate shall mean any person that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Estuary Auctions LLC.


This Privacy Policy (together with the Terms and Conditions) for use of the website found at the domain name and its relevant URL (the “Estuary Site”) sets out the basis on which any personal data Estuary collects from you, or that you provide to it, will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand Estuary’s policies regarding information and data which Estuary collects from you and how it will be treated.




This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date first written above. We may update this Privacy Policy and will notify you of these changes by changing the date “last modified” date above. If any future changes are unacceptable to you, you should discontinue using the Estuary Site and/or any services provided thereunder. Continued use of the Estuary Site and/or any services provided thereunder now or following the posting of any such changes will indicate your acceptance of the Privacy Policy and any changes.




2.1   Estuary may collect and process the following data about you:


a)       information that you provide by filling in forms available on the Estuary Site to be submitted to Estuary. Estuary may also ask you for information when you report a problem with this Estuary Site to it;

b)      records of correspondence that you send to Estuary through the Estuary Site;

c)       details of your visits to the Estuary Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data, and the resources that you access;  

d)      any other information, materials or data which you submit to Estuary through the Estuary Site; and

e)      where you register an online account with Estuary, Estuary will collect and store information that specifically identifies you or your account (“Personally Identifiable Information“). At this time, the most information you would be required to submit is your first name, last name, password, street address, city, postal code, country, phone number, email address. Other information requested on the account registration page, including the ability to receive promotional offers from Estuary, is optional.   


2.2   If you are only browsing this Estuary Site, Estuary does not capture data that allows it to identify you individually. Instead, Estuary may collect information about your computer, including where available your internet protocol (IP) address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. Such information does not identify any individual.


2.3   For the same reason, Estuary may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help Estuary to improve this Estuary Site and enable it to estimate its user size and usage pattern; to store information about your preferences and so allow Estuary to customize this Estuary Site according to your individual interests; to speed up your searches; and to recognize you when you return to this Estuary Site.


2.4   You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse cookies. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of this Estuary Site, or your experience of the Estuary Site may be impaired. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, the Estuary Site’s system will issue cookies when you log on to this Estuary Site.


2.5   Although Estuary will do its best to protect your information which you have transmitted to it, Estuary cannot guarantee the security of such information including but not limited to the information set out at Section 2.1 above. Any transmission of such information is at your own risk. Once your information is received by Estuary, Estuary will use all reasonable procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.




3.1   Estuary may disclose your personal information, including Personally Identifiable Information, to third parties:


a)       if it is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or requirement under the laws of the United Arab Emirates;

b)      in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Estuary Site; or

c)       to protect the rights, property, or safety of Estuary, its customers, its partners or other relevant third parties, including but not limited to exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection, United Arab Emirates and/or United Nations sanctions compliance and/or credit risk reduction.




4.1   This Estuary Site may, from time to time, contain links to third party websites. Estuary does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices or the content of any other web sites to which the Estuary Site links or which link to the Estuary Site. By clicking on a link, logo, or other item, please note that you may no longer be on the Estuary Site. To check which Internet location you are at, note the URL at the top and/or bottom of your browser. You are encouraged to read the posted privacy statements of all third-party websites. Estuary does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these third-party websites.


4.2   Estuary uses a third party payment processor, MAGNATI PAYMENT SOLUTIONS, to validate credit and debit cards and process payments (“MAGNATI”). Whilst Estuary does not hold any credit or debit card details, use of MAGNATI will result in your credit or debit card number and/or other entered financial institution information to be stored by MAGNATI and used to perform billing operation arising from use of the Estuary Site or acquisition of item(s) through online bidding, including but not limited to the use and disclosure of such credit card number and information to third parties as necessary to complete such billing operation. Estuary believes that MAGNATI does not retain, share, store, or use Personally Identifiable Information for any secondary purposes. Estuary uses commercially reasonable efforts to restrict transaction intermediaries from using Personally Identifiable Information for purposes unrelated to the Estuary Site.  It is your responsibility to review and confirm acceptance of MAGNATI’s terms and conditions and privacy policy.


4.3   Estuary uses third party bidding software, BIDPATH, in order for you to access auctions on the Estuary Site (“BIDPATH”). By using BIDPATH, you acknowledge and agree that you will be subject to a separate privacy policy and agreement with BIDPATH It is your responsibility to review and confirm acceptance of BIDPATH’s terms and conditions and privacy policy..





This Privacy Policy shall be subject to and construed in accordance with the laws of the United Arab Emirates as enforced in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Any dispute arising from or relating to this Privacy Policy shall be referred to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Abu Dhabi, expressly excluding the Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts.