FRE.com® understands clearly that information that you provide to us is private and is treated accordingly. We store and process the information on computers located in the United States that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local laws and rules regarding online conduct and privacy, as well as content. Specifically, but not as a limitation, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding transmission of technical and personal data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. Furthermore you understand that if you reside outside the USA your data will be transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States.
The Information That Is Collected When you register on our website, we collect certain personal identification information from you such as your name, e-mail address and other personal information. When you visit our website, we obtain general information about you, including technical information related to your computer and the manner in which you are accessing our site in the form of cookies, web beacons and server logs. In addition, we may gather information about your website browsing habits and the bids you make. From time to time, we may gather information from you when you respond to emails, complete questionnaires or surveys, or use our other services. We may aggregate the general and personal information that we gather about you with information of other users.
Use of the Information We use your information to contact you, ensure that you are eligible to participate in our auctions, allow you to place bids on property and allow us to better understand how our website is used in order to improve and customize our services for you. We may also use the information that we collect during the registration process to notify you about important functionality changes to the website and new services. We reserve the right to share information about you solely in aggregated form (that will not enable anyone to personally identify you) to third parties for analytics and similar uses.
Security of Private Information It is our policy to store your information on a secured network in the United States and only to offer access to it to a limited number of employees, to our auditors and to third parties who help us in our business, who service, repair and maintain our networks, or as otherwise required to comply with any laws, court orders, or governmental regulations. However, when you submit information to us over the Internet, the information may travel over many networks and systems that are not under our control. No Internet data transmission can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, FRE.com® cannot assure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online services, and you do so at your own risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall FRE.com® be liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages that result from the use of the information or materials on this website.
Cookies FRE.com® uses "cookies" and similar technologies to record information. A cookie is a small data file that websites store on your hard drive when you visit them. Cookies allow us to measure activity on our site and to improve your user experience by remembering your password and viewing preferences, and allowing you to visit our site without re-registering. Cookies allow us to determine which areas and features of our site are more popular by measuring user activity. This information allows us to retain the required information for your bidding and browsing to function and make improvements and updates to improve your experience on this website. In order for our website to function properly, you should set your browser to allow cookies.
Account Protection Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify FRE.com® and change your password.
Surveys We always aim to improve the services we offer. As a result, we may occasionally canvass our customers using surveys. Participation in surveys is voluntary, and you are under no obligation to reply to any survey you might receive from this website. Should you choose to do so, we will treat the information you provide with the same high level of security as all other customer information in our possession.
Third-Party Sites and Links This website may contain links to other websites. We provide these links for your convenience; but we do not review, control or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others, including what information those sites collect about you. We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites, including the privacy policies. FRE.com® does not share personal information with such sites.
Revised: April 21, 2015