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Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy explains how we handle your personal information. We collect, use, and share personal information to help the adzshare.com website to work and to keep it safe. In formal terms, adzshare.com is the ‘data controller’ of your personal information.

Data Collection

Information posted on adzshare.com is publicly available as it is a classified website. Our servers are located in the various locations around the world. The laws regarding holding user’s personal data in the United States may be less strict than the laws applicable to the UK and Ireland however adzshare.com holds and transmits your information in a safe, private and safe manner.

If and/or when you provide us with your personal information, you consent us to transfer and store your information on our servers. We gather and store the following personal information about our users:

  • Your email address
  • Contact information as email, phone/ mobile number and in some cases your residential or professional address
  • Financial information depending on the service used
  • Computer sign-on data
  • We also use page views statistics, traffic rates of adzshare.com as well as ad data collected through cookies (You have the option to disable cookies on your browser however this will affect your ability to use the site’s other information, including users IP addresses and web log information.

Data Usage

We use our users’ personal information to do the following:

  • Provide our classified services
  • Resolve issues and problems
  • Support secure trading and implement our policies
  • Enhance users’ experience, measure users’ interest in our services, and inform users about our new services and updates
  • Send marketing and promotional offers to users

Data Disclosure

We never sell or rent users’ personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without their permission. However We would disclose personal information to respond to legal requirements, enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates others’ rights, or protect anyone’s rights, property, or safety (for example, if you submit false contact details or impersonate another person, we may pass your personal information to any aggrieved third party, their agent or to any law enforcement agency). We may also share personal information with such as

  • PayPal – to provide joint content and services (like registration, transactions and customer support), to help detect and prevent potentially illegal acts and violations of our policies, and to guide decisions about their products, services and communications.
  • Members of our corporate family may use your information to send you marketing materials only if you’ve requested their services
  • All Service providers who help us run our business operations.

Cookies on adzshare.com

Our website uses cookies, web beacons, and third-parties to provide you with our classified services that helps with your buying and selling activities within our online marketplace. In order to protect your privacy, use of these tools is restricted.

About cookies

Cookies are small files placed on the hard drive of your computer. adzshare.com uses both persistent/permanent and session cookies to provide services to you and help ensure account security. Most cookies are ‘session cookies’, meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive once you end your session (log out or close your browser).

adzshare.com uses cookies on certain pages of the website to achieve the following:

  • Enable you to enter your password during a session
  • Provide information that is specific to your interests
  • Enforce trust and security
  • Offer certain features that are only available through cookies
  • Measure marketing effectiveness.
  • Analyse our websites’ traffic.

Cookies we use for security

Adzshare.com also uses cookies to help ensure that your account security is not compromised and to spot any irregularities in usage behaviour to prevent your account from being fraudulently taken over by scammers.

Your choices about cookies

Certain features of our websites’ are only available with the use of cookies. You always have the choice to decline cookies if your browser permits it. However, if you reject cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on the website, and you may be required to re-enter your password more often during sessions.

Web beacons on adzshare.com

A web beacon is an electronic image/print, called a single-pixel (1×1) or clear GIF placed in the web page code. Web beacons serve similar purposes as cookies. In addition, web beacons are normally used to track the traffic patterns of users from one page to another in order to predict and maximise web traffic flow on our websites.

Use of cookies and web beacons by third parties

We also work in collaboration with third parties who place cookies and/ or web beacons on our websites. These third parties help operate our websites, by compiling anonymous site metrics and analytics. We require these third party companies to use the information they collect only to provide us with these services under a contract, and never for their own usage or purposes.

We don’t permit third-party content on adzshare.com (such as item listings) to include cookies or web beacons. If you believe a listing might be collecting personal information or using cookies, please report it on contact us form.

Users’ Information from adzshare.com

You may use users’ personal information collected from adzshare.com only to follow up with another user about a specific advert or posting, not to send spam or collect personal information from someone who hasn’t agreed to that.

Marketing Materials

If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from adzshare.com, please email us via our contact us form.

Security on adzshare.com

At adzshare.com we use many tools and systems to protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure, but in the online business, nothing’s perfect and/ or certain, so we do not make any guarantees.

General info

We may update this policy at any time without notice, with updates taking effect when you next post or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. In the case when we or our corporate partners are involved in a merger or sale, we may share users’ personal information with another company, and this other company shall be entitled to share your personal information with other companies but at all times respecting users’ personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

Google AdSense

The privacy of our visitors to adzshare.com is important to us.

At adzshare.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit adzshare.com, and how we safeguard your information. We never sell your personal information to third parties.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on adzshare.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

DoubleClick DART cookies

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google’s DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests (”interest based targeting”).

The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history (For example, if you have been viewing sites about visiting Las Vegas, you may see Las Vegas hotel advertisements when viewing a non-related site, such as on a site about hockey). DART uses “non personally identifiable information”. It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers.

You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.