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Privacy Policy

Welcome! Thanks for using AWNIC By using AWNIC auction's website, products, and services, you accept and agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, so please read and review the terms below.

1. Introduction and Scope

This Privacy Policy covers how AWNIC auction and its subsidiaries ("AWNIC auction") collects, uses, discloses, retains, and protects your personal information. This Privacy Policy covers only information that is collected through AWNIC auction's website located at and all related webpages and mobile versions ("Website"), services, phone support, email support, online chat support, products, content, applications, and tools (collectively "Services"). This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that AWNIC auction does not own or control, or to people that AWNIC auction does not employ or manage.

If you object to anything in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise do not understand or agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not use AWNIC auction's Services. By using AWNIC auction's Services, you agree to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. You may print a copy of this Privacy Policy by using the print button or feature in your browser. AWNIC auction suggests retaining a copy for future reference.

AWNIC auction may change this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice to you. You agree that AWNIC auction may provide you with notice of such changes in any of the following ways: by requiring you to acknowledge and accept the revised version at your next login, via email from AWNIC auction, and/or by posting a change notice on AWNIC auction's Website for a reasonably limited time. It is your responsibility to review any changes to this Privacy Policy. If you object to any of the changes to this Privacy Policy, or otherwise do not understand or agree to any of the changes to this Privacy Policy, do not use AWNIC auction's Services. By continuing to access or use AWNIC auction's Services following notice of any change to this Privacy Policy, you agree to and are bound by this Privacy Policy as changed.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is part of the AWNIC auction Buyer Terms and Conditions.

2. Information Collection and Use

AWNIC auction collects your personal information when you register with AWNIC auction and when you use AWNIC auction's Services. AWNIC auction collects personal information from you and the devices (including mobile devices) you use to access AWNIC auction's Services. Categories of personal information that AWNIC auction collects includes without limitation: (a) identifying information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, and driver's license; (b) bidding, buying, selling, and other transaction information; (c) financial information such as credit card or bank account numbers; (d) other information you provide to AWNIC auction through your use of AWNIC auction's Services; and (e) other information AWNIC auction is required or authorized by applicable law to collect to identify you or verify other information collected.

AWNIC auction collects your personal information to (a) provide you with access to and use of AWNIC auction's Services, (b) operate, improve, and personalize AWNIC auction's Services, (c) contact you regarding your use of the Services, (d) provide you with customer service and support, (e) customize AWNIC auction's advertising and marketing, and (f) to detect, prevent, and mitigate fraudulent or illegal activities.

3. Cookies

AWNIC auction automatically collects certain personal information from you and your devices (including mobile devices) and stores it in log files. Categories of personal information that AWNIC auction collects in this manner include without limitation: (a) internet protocol (IP) addresses, (b) browser type, (c) internet service provider (ISP), (d) referring/exit pages, (e) operating system, (f) date/time stamp, and (g) clickstream data. AWNIC auction uses this personal information and technologies such as beacons, tags and scripts to analyze trends, to administer AWNIC auction's Services, to track your movements around the Website, and to gather demographic information about AWNIC auction's member base as a whole.

AWNIC auction may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain personal information but it will enable AWNIC auction to relate your use of this Website to personal information that you have specifically, voluntarily, and knowingly provided. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other websites. AWNIC auction may use cookies to track your traffic patterns (as described above). In addition, AWNIC auction uses encrypted cookies to authenticate your identity on each page after you log on to AWNIC auction's Website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off in your browser. If you have set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies, you will receive the warning message with each cookie. Some of AWNIC auction's Services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.

4. Information Sharing and Disclosure

AWNIC auction does not share your personal information with third-parties or nonaffiliated entities except in the following circumstances: (a) when AWNIC auction has your permission or pursuant to your request; (b) to process or facilitate your purchase, sale, or shipment of any vehicle through AWNIC auction's Services; (c) to state, federal, or other regulatory agencies as part of the title or ownership transfer process; (d) in response to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; (e) to establish or exercise AWNIC auction's legal rights or defend against legal claims; (f) upon receipt of a written request from law enforcement; or (g) if AWNIC auction reasonably believes that doing so is legally required or is in AWNIC auction's best interest to protect its legal rights or the legal rights of others.

If AWNIC auction is acquired by or merged with another company, to the extent permitted by applicable law, AWNIC auction may transfer your personal information to such company. In this event, AWNIC auction will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

5. Communications

AWNIC auction reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to AWNIC auction's Services and your account with AWNIC auction, including but not limited to notifications, service announcements, and administrative messages without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them. Your access to and use of some or all of AWNIC auction's Services may not be possible if you do not wish to receive these communications.

6. Data Storage

AWNIC auction will retain your personal information as long as it is necessary and relevant to provide you with AWNIC auction's Services. Additionally, AWNIC auction will retain personal information from closed or cancelled member accounts to comply with legal and regulatory obligations, resolve disputes and claims, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, assist with any investigation, and enforce this Privacy Policy and the AWNIC auction Buyer Terms and Conditions and take any other actions permitted by law.

7. Confidentiality and Security

AWNIC auction has physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to protect your personal information. If AWNIC auction learns of a security systems breach, AWNIC auction may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using AWNIC auction's Services or otherwise providing personal information to AWNIC auction, you agree that AWNIC auction can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of AWNIC auction's Services. AWNIC auction may post a notice on AWNIC auction's Website if a security breach occurs. AWNIC auction may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify AWNIC auction at [email protected]

AWNIC auction takes your security seriously and takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, no data transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The following is a summary of the measures AWNIC auction takes to protect your personal information:

Secure Socket Layer Encryption: AWNIC auction uses Secure Socket Layer ("SSL") encryption when transmitting certain kinds of personal information, such as financial services information or payment information. An icon resembling a padlock is displayed on the bottom of most browsers window during SSL transactions that involve credit cards and other forms of payment. Any time AWNIC auction asks you for a credit card number for payment or for verification purposes, it will be SSL encrypted. The information you provide will be stored securely on servers. Once you choose to store or enter your credit card number on AWNIC auction, it will not be displayed back to you in its entirety when you retrieve or edit it in the future. Instead of the entire number, you will only see asterisks and either the first four digits or the last four digits of your number. Vendors and Partners: AWNIC auction works with vendors and partners to protect the security and privacy of user information.

Employee and Contractor Access to Information: AWNIC auction limits access to your personal information to those employees who AWNIC auction reasonably believes need to come into contact with that information to provide you with use of and access to AWNIC auction's Services.

Education and Training for Employees: AWNIC auction has implemented a company-wide education and training program about security that is required of every AWNIC auction employee.

8. Contacting AWNIC auction

If you have questions or concerns, please contact AWNIC auction at:

Al Wathba National Ins. Bldg.
Najda St. P.O Box: 45154,
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tel: 600 54 40 40
[email protected]