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Privacy Policy

At machinebidder we are aware that our users need to know how information that you have given us is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust in us to do this as carefully and sensibly as possible.

This notice outlines our Privacy Policy and by visiting our website, you are accepting the practices described in this notice.


Controllers of Personal Information

Any Personal Information provided to or gathered by machinebidder is controlled by Auction UK (Manchester) Ltd which is a UK registered company whose trading address is Unit A, The Acorn Centre, Oldham OL1 3NE.

Collection & Use of Personal Information about Customers

The information we ask for during the registration process is used to identify you or your company and we use this information to deal with your bids, processing of invoices, receiving payments, generally communicating with you and advising you of future sales by email (only if requested). We never pass on your information outside of our own organisation(s).

We also use this information to prevent or detect fraud, or abuses of our website. The information we gather is only the information entered by you on your user registration form and any amendments made by you to that information. This information is only checked internally to avoid potential fraudulent activity.

Does machinebidder share Information?

We are not in the business of selling your contact details to others machinebidder shares information only with:

  • Companies within our Group: machinebidder.com is a trading name of Auction UK (Manchester) Ltd, which is part of the GM Group of Companies. We may share information within our Group if we deem it appropriate.
  • Agents: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of this include delivering equipment or packages and sending postal mail and e-mail. These agents have access to the only the personal information needed to perform their functions and may not use it for any other purposes. Furthermore they must process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice and as permitted by the UK Data Protection Act.

Protection of machinebidder

We release account and other personal information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law or to enforce or apply our Terms & Conditions and other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of machinebidder, our users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

What Information can I access?

machinebidder holds and gives you access to information about your account in the “My machinebidder” section of the website. The range of information may change as our website evolves.

Terms & Conditions

If you choose to visit and use the facilities of machinebidder all bids and purchases will be subject to our Terms & Conditions of sale. Any litigation will be resolved and governed by UK law. If you have any concerns about privacy at machinebidder then please contact us and we will try to resolve them.

As an organisation we are continually looking to improve our Customer Service and we welcome any comments you may have.

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