What We Collect:
When you browse through our site we collect - Basic information about your computer, browser and connection to
make sure that we can give you proper information and customer service
and for security purposes. Aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit to improve our site.
If you choose to register, so that you can buy or sell, we will ask you for more information including:
- Your name and address;
- Your email address and telephone number;
date of birth which, among other things, ensures that all of our users
are adults and provides us general demographic information;
- A login and password to use to update your information at any time in the future.
Changing and Updating Personal Information; Choosing Options:
Consumers can change all of their personal account information by
going to the "Member Area" and clicking the "Details" button. You can
change your address, telephone number, email address, password. Also on
this page we will give you the option to choose if you would like to
receive the newsletter from WhitetailExchange.com. If you would like to
receive these solicitations simply check the appropriate box. You can
choose to stop participating at any time simply by changing your
preferences on the WhitetailExchange.com web-site.
We store information that we collect through cookies and log files
to create a profile of our users. A profile is stored information that
we keep on individual users that details their preferences.
Consequently, collected information is tied to the users personally
identifiable information to provide offers and improve the content of
the web-site for the user. This profile is used to tailor a user's
visit to our web-site, and to direct pertinent marketing promotions to
them. This information may also be used to help improve our services
overall. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any
personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's computer tied to
information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any
personally identifiable information while a user is visiting our site.
We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For the session
ID cookie, once users close the browser, the cookie simply terminates.
A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on the user's hard
drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies enable us to
track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience
on our web-site. By setting a cookie on our site, users would not have
to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our
site. If users reject the cookie, they may still browse our site,
however they will not be able to bid/buy or sell. Persistent cookies
can be removed by following Internet browser help file directions.
Like most standard Web site servers, we use log files. This includes
internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service
provider (ISP), referring pages, platform type, date/time stamp. IP
addresses, etc. are linked to personally identifiable information. We
use Log Files in error diagnostics, session management and determining
our advertising efficacy.
Special Offers and Updates:
Established members will occasionally receive information on
products, services, special deals, and a newsletter. Out of respect for
the privacy of our users we present the option to not receive these
types of communications.
Members who bid/buy or sell will receive a number of emails
throughout the transaction process and they may sometimes receive phone
calls from our Customer Service department to ensure smooth
If a user wishes to subscribe to "Whitetail Exchange News", our newsletter, we
ask for contact information such as name and email address. Out of
respect for our users privacy we provide a way to opt-out of these
On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service
related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily
suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally,
users may not opt-out of these communications. However, these
communications are not promotional in nature.
We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested
services. We respond to issues relating to a user's account via email
At WhitetailExchange.com, we care about your privacy, however, we may
share your personal information with third parties in the following
- Legal Disclaimer: Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to
disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a
good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a
current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on
our web-site. We may disclose personal information in order to
establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
We also share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take
action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations
involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as
otherwise required by law.
- Aggregate Information (non-personally identifiable): We share some aggregated demographic information (age, zip codes)
with some of our partners. This is not linked to any personally
identifiable information. We may use third-party advertising companies
to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and
action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure
advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties
collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.
- Third Party Service Providers: We may disclose information about individual users to third parties
who provide services to WhitetailExchange.com. These third parties provide a
variety of services to WhitetailExchange.com, including, without limitation,
processing credit card transactions. In addition, these services may
include enhancing the information WhitetailExchange.com collects about its
customers. We may also use third-party email providers to assist with
sending our marketing emails. These companies do not retain, share,
store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary
purposes. Any personally identifiable information that WhitetailExchange.com
shares with its service providers may only be used to provide services
to WhitetailExchange.com and the service providers will not be given
permission to use such information for other purposes.
- Business Transitions: In the event WhitetailExchange.com goes through a business transition,
such as a merger, an acquisition by another company, or a sale of all
or a portion of its assets, users' personal information will, in most
instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified
via prominent notice on our web-site for 30 days after a change of
ownership or control of their personal information, if personal
information will be used contrary to this policy. If as a result of the
business transition, the users' personally identifiable information
will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of
collection, users will be given the option to continue sharing their
information consistent with our notification of changes section.
the ability of WhitetailExchange.com to transfer all or part of its business
and/or assets (including the Site), for any purposes, without any
limitation whatsoever. WhitetailExchange.com specifically reserves the right
to transfer or share a copy of personally identifiable information
collected from its web-site to the buyer of that portion of its
business relating to that information.
This Web site takes every reasonable precaution to protect our users' information.
our registration/login form asks users to enter sensitive information ,
that information is encrypted and is protected with encryption
software, currently SSL encryption. While on a secure page, such as our
order form, the lock icon on the bottom of Web browsers such as
Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer becomes locked, as
opposed to un-locked, or open, when users are just 'surfing'. While we
use SSL encryption to protect sensitive information online, we also
protect user-information off-line. Access to all users' information,
not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted to
our offices. The servers that store personally identifiable information
are in a secure environment, at a professional hosting company.
Although we endeavor to create a secure and reliable web-sites and to
safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot
assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect
will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this
responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and
you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related
to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.
This web-site contains links to other web-sites maintained by third
parties. Please be aware that WhitetailExchange.com exercises no control
over linked web-sites and is not responsible for the privacy practices
or the content of such web-sites. Each linked web-site maintains its
own independent privacy and data collection policies and procedures,
and you are encouraged to view the privacy policies of these other
web-sites before providing any personal information.
Changes to this Statement:
changes to this privacy statement so our users are always aware of what
information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if
any, we disclose it. Material changes to this policy will be posted on
this website 30 days prior to execution.
Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use
this web-site and we ask that children do not submit any personal
information to us. If you are under the age of 18, you may only view
this web-site in conjunction with and under the supervision of your
parents or guardians.