Privacy Policy

Autograph USA Privacy Policy

Information that you provide us is held in confidence, except as herein noted. We do not sell your information to third parties nor do we provide it for any third party's general commercial usage. Certain anonymous information may be used in our archival files such as prices realized for specific items. We reserve the right to share information, when we deem appropriate, with third parties that are acting proper legal authority (e.g. subpoenas), including police and governmental agencies. We respond to credit references initiated by you or in the trade. In such instances, we generally will verify whether you are a known customer, the length of time you may have done business with us, your high credit, and whether your account is in good standing.

As we update and expand our services, this privacy policy will change to better serve everyone. Check back periodically for updates and feel free to contact us at any time with questions or suggestions regarding this policy.

If you have questions or concerns regarding this statement, you should first contact Autograph USA by either e-mail or writing us at the following address:

Autograph USA
P.O. Box 28
Bellbrook, OH 45305

What personal information do we collect and why?

We collect any and/or all of the following, depending on what particular form you fill out. Our surveys and contests collect your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and information about your collecting and selling habits and interests. Our free e-mail notices require only an e-mail address. Our registration for participating in online auctions collects your name, e-mail address, address, telephone number, and a valid credit card or other validation method.

We automatically record your IP address, session duration, transaction data, the order and addresses of the pages you visit, and in most cases the data that you enter on those pages. We use all of this information to improve the navigation, functionality, and general service that our website provides.

How does Autograph USA use your information?

Autograph USA researches our customers' usage patterns and demographics based on the information provided to us during their experiences on our Website. We do this to better understand our customers' needs and enhance our service. This information is compiled and analyzed for internal use.

Registration qualifies user as a Autograph USA customer and regardless of any regulation to the contrary agrees, until this consent is revoked in writing, that Autograph USA may from time to time contact user concerning sale and purchase opportunities available through Autograph USA.

With whom does Autograph USA share your information?

All information is held in confidence by Autograph USA. Any information disseminated to parties external to Autograph USA is anonymous in nature - for example: the prices realized for a particular auction may include the price paid for a lot.

What are cookies and how are they used?

The internet browser that you use to view our site allows a small file called a "cookie" to be saved on your hard drive. This cookie enables our Web server to recognize you as a first-time or repeat customer and may include information such as your User Name so that you do not have to re-enter it every time you visit. We also use cookies to provide customized and personalized services to you. Your browser does allow you to turn off or warn you about cookies from our site and from any other Websites. Cookies do not allow us to know anything about your surfing habits on other Websites. They simply tell us about your surfing habits on our Website.

How do we ensure the protection of your personal information?

Autograph USA maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the security and integrity of all Personal Information provided to us.

Autograph USA limits access to personal information about you to those employees who we reasonably believe need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you in order to do their jobs.

In the interest of privacy and security, we automatically expire your session when a specific period goes by without activity. Autograph USA takes reasonable precautions - including administrative, technical, and physical measures - to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Reviewing and changing your information

Autograph USA has safeguards in place to keep your personal information accurate, complete, and up to date for the purposes for which it is used. Naturally, you always have the right to access and correct the personal information you have provided. You can help us ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by going to your 'profile' page.