Updated: May 1, 2022


HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM ( HAMRADIOAUCTIONS, used interchangeability) values its users' and members' privacy.  This Privacy Policy (sometimes, "Policy") will help you understand how HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM collects and uses personal information from those who visit or use our website, or make use of our online facilities and services, and what HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM will and will not do with the collected information.  This Policy has been designed and created to ensure the commitment and realization of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM to meet and exceed most existing privacy standards. HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM reserves the right to make changes to this Policy at any given time.  All members and/or users should frequently review this Policy for the latest updates and changes.  If at any point HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM decides to make use of any personally identifiable information in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when the information was initially collected, the affected members and  users shall be promptly notified by email—and the members or uses shall have the option to permit or deny the use of their personal information in such vastly different manner.

This Policy applies only to the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, and governs any and all data collection and usage related to the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.  Through the use of https://www.hamradioauctions.com, all members and users are consenting and agreeing to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.  NOTE: This Policy does not govern the collection and use of information by companies that HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM does not own, operate, manage, or control.  All members or users should review the privacy policy for any website that is contained, linked to, or mentioned on the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS website. It is highly recommended and suggested that all members and users review the privacy policies and statements of any website used or frequented to better understand the way in which websites collect, use, or share personal information collected.  Specifically, this Policy will inform you of the following:

1. What personally identifiable information is collected from members and users through HAMRADIOAUCTIONS website;

2. Why HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM collects personally identifiable information—as well as the legal basis for such collection;

3. How HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM uses the collected information;

4. With whom the collected information is shared;

5. What choices are available to members and users regarding the end use of the data and personal information collected; and

6. Security procedures in place to protect the misuse of personal information of members and users. 

Information We Collect 

All members and users may decide whether to disclose personally identifiable information to HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM.  Should any member or user elect not disclose personally identifiable information, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM reserves the right to refuse to register members or users as a person or entity authorized to use the website of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM.  Failure to disclose personally identifiable information to HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM will exclude members or users from notices, bulletins, sales, and offers relating to products or services.  The HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website collects various types of information from members or users, such as: names, addresses, email addresses, amateur radio call signs, billing and/or credit card information used in the purchase, sale, exchange or transfer of products and/or services, and delivery information for products and services listed on the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.  All members or users of the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website consent and agrees to the automatic collection information when visiting the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, which may or may not include: cookies, third party tracking technologies, and/or server logs.  All members and users consent and agree that HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may collect non-personal anonymous demographic information, such as: age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race and religion, the type of browser the member or user is using, the IP address of the member or users, or type or model of the operating system used by the member or user.  The collected information assists HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM in providing and maintaining superior quality service and is mandatory to use the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.

It is the intent of this site to use personal information only for the specific purpose for which it was requested, as well as any additional specific uses provided for on this Policy.  In addition to the automatic collection of information discussed above, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM will only collect personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide to us by way of surveys, completed membership forms, and/or emails. From time to time, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may deem it necessary to follow and collect personal information from other websites that members or our users frequent.  The collection of this type of information is important to understand what types of products and services are popular to our members, users, or the general public.  HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may collect and store personal information for the following reasons (which is not an exhaustive list):

To better understand the needs of our members and users and to provide members and users with requested services;

To fulfill the legitimate interest of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS in improving the services and products on the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website;

To send promotional emails containing information that the members and users may like—subject to the consent and agreement of the user or member;

To contact members and users for the purpose of marketing research—subject to the consent and agreement of the user or member; and

To customize the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website according to our members and users online behavior and personal preferences.

The data contained and collected in this Policy may be stored for no longer than necessary, and at the sole discretion of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM.  The length of time we retain said information may be determined based upon the following criteria (which is not an exhaustive list):

The length of time the collected personal information remains relevant;

The length of time necessary to demonstrate that the duties and obligations HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM have been fulfilled;

Any limitation periods within which claims might be made;

Any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators,

professional bodies or associations; and

The type of contract or relationship HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM has with the individual user or member, the existence of the members or users consent, and the legitimate interest of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM in keeping such information as stated in this Policy. 

Use of Information Collected

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease, exchange or otherwise convert any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties. HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may collect and make use of personal information to assist in the operation of the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, or to ensure delivery of the requested services to members or users.  However, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep members and users informed of other possible products and/or services that may become available for use by members or users.

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may also be in contact with members or users regarding surveys and/or research questionnaires to gain insight into opinions of current or potential services that may be offered.  HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may also find it beneficial to members and users to share specific personal information with vendors to conduct statistical analysis, to send or receive e-mail and postal mail, and deliver support services and/or arrange for deliveries to be made. All third parties contemplated in this paragraph shall be strictly prohibited from making use of member or user personal information, other than to deliver requested services as provided herein.  All members or users should contact HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM if they suspect any third party vendor is using collected information in contradiction with this paragraph.

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM uses various third-party social media features including, but not limited to, Facebook™, Twitter™, Instagram, Linkedin™, and other interactive programs and services.  These and other third party vendors may collect the IP address of members and users, or require cookies to work properly.  Generally, these services are governed by their own privacy policies, state and federal laws and regulations.  These third party social media features are not employed by, agents of, within the control of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM.

Disclosure of Information

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM and the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website may not use or disclose the information provided by any member or user except under the following circumstances:

To provide services or products ordered by members or users;

In all other ways described in this Policy or to which the member or user has consented;

In the aggregate with other information in such a way so that the identity of the member or user cannot reasonably be determined;

As required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant;

To outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;

As necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;

As necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM and the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.

Non-Marketing Purposes

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM greatly respects the privacy of all members and users.  HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM maintains and reserve the right to contact any member or user for non-marketing purposes, such as: bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM products and services.  In certain circumstances, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may use our HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, newspapers, e-mail, or other public means to post alerts and notices.

Children under the age of 13

Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.  The HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect, personal identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen (13).  If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system's database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information.  All members or users should contact HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM if they suspect anyone under the age thirteen (13) is using the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website in any manner.  All members and users consent and agree that they will not knowingly communicate, or attempt to communicate, in any manner or means, with anyone who is not authorized to use the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website.

Unsubscribe or Opt-Out

All members and users of the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, please send your request via email to: admin@hamradioauctions.com.  If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.  The HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website does contain links to affiliate websites. HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices, terms, conditions, and/or procedures of other such websites.  We encourage all members and users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Notice to European Union Users

The HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM's operations are located primarily in the United States. Any information provided to HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM's will be transferred out of the European Union (EU) and sent to the United States.  The adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy became operational on August 1, 2016. This framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States for commercial purposes. It allows the free transfer of data to companies that are certified in the US under the Privacy Shield. By providing personal information to HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM, you are consenting to its storage and use as described in this Policy.  HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, the collected information is protected both online and offline. Wherever HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM collects sensitive information, such as credit card or other payment information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the webpage.  While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM also protects members and users information offline. Only employees of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM who need the information to perform a specific task, such as billing or customer service, are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM stores personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.  This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of the member or user's personal information under the control of HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM.  HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM also uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for authentication and private communications to build users' trust and confidence in the internet and the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website use by providing simple and secure access and communication of credit card and personal information. 

Site Security

HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM will always maintain a current SSL Certificate issued by a commercially accepted reputable source.

Acceptance of Terms

By using this website, all members and users are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the Privacy Policy Agreement.  If member or user is not in agreement with the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website terms and conditions, then the member or user should refrain from further use of our the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website. In addition, the continued use of our website by members and users following  posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that said member or user consents, agrees and accepts such changes.


If any member or user has any question or concern regarding the Privacy Policy Agreement related to the HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM website, HAMRADIOAUCTIONS.COM may be  contacted by email at: admin@hamradioauctions.com.