Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Diskvar is the operator of this website; Hereinafter whenever the words "Diskvar", "we", “us”, or "our are used, these refer to Diskvar.

Diskvar.com is an online solution for buyers and sellers of used vehicles (cars and trucks) in addition to used machinery (construction equipment, Agriculture & forestry equipment, and lifting equipment) and spare parts. We provide our customers with online marketplace listings, online auctions, marketing, logistic, appraisal, and inspection services.

 

We need to collect data under applicable data privacy laws to provide our customers with the best service as efficiently as possible.

At Diskvar, your privacy is our priority; We take your privacy and the protection of your personal information quite seriously.

We provide this Privacy Policy to aid you in making an informed decision about your personal data; this Privacy Policy applies to any personal information you provide to us and any personal information we gather from you or other sources.

Through this Privacy Policy, we inform you about several privacy concerns, including:

  • The collection, use, protection, disclosure, and storage of your personal data.

  • For what purposes do we collect and use your personal data?

  • What legal foundations are we Based on for collecting and using your personal data and your corresponding rights to these legal foundations?



 

2. Privacy Policy acceptance

By visiting www.Diskvar.com or our other digital contents, you accept the practices described in this Privacy Policy. 

This privacy policy applies to all data collected by or supplied to Diskvar.

 

3. Data Controller 

Within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the data controller that is responsible for the personal data collected and used within the scope of this policy is

Diskvar 

 

4. Data Protection Officer (DPO)

If you have any inquiries or observations about this Privacy Statement or our practices, you can contact our Data Protection Officer by email, postal code, or contact form with a message including "Data protection issue".

 

5. Updates to the privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at our discretion and at any time by updating the content of this webpage. We will notify you by email or another appropriate communication method when we change this privacy policy.

 

 

6. Storage and erasure

We and our service providers store personal data under applicable data protection laws. We retain your personal data for the duration required to achieve the purposes stated in this privacy policy or for which you are otherwise notified.

We erasure your personal information as soon as the purpose for collecting and processing has been fulfilled unless a longer retention period is permitted by law.

 

Please note that the permanent deletion of data can be complicated because of the influence on applications and systems; we may restrict further access or usage of personal data instead of deleting it, Where legally permissible.

In general, Diskvar’s retention period is five  years.

 

We consider the following factors in determining the appropriate retention period for Personal Data:

A. The sensitivity, amount, and nature of such data.

B. The potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data.

C. the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means.

E. The impact on the integrity of our systems and applications if such data are removed.

F. Any contractual obligations, applicable legal requirements, or regulations that impose specific retention periods on personal data.

 

7. Data security

Diskvar implements and maintains reasonable security measures to protect your personal data, which we manage, against loss, theft, misuse, unauthorized use, disclosure, access, or modification.

 

Although we are continuously improving our security measures in line with technological advancements, we cannot guarantee absolute security for your personal data. Generally, no website, email, mobile application, or digital transmission, is ever fully secure or error-free, nor are firewalls and physical access restrictions impenetrable.

If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any other questions regarding the security of our site, don't hesitate to get in touch with us atinfo@Diskvar.com.

 

 

 

8. Personal data disclosure

8.1 We do not rent, sell or otherwise disclose personal information about our online visitors to third parties for their own marketing use.

We do not share or disclose your personal information except in the following circumstance:

  • We may disclose your information to our vendors and service providers to perform services on our behalf. Such third parties are contractually restricted from using or disclosing the information except as necessary to provide such services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

  • The disclosure is consistent with this Privacy Policy..

  • To resolve disputes.

  • When we are obligated to disclose personal information to law enforcement and similar authorities in compliance with legal requirements.

  • You otherwise expressly authorize the disclosure

 

  

8.2 Necessary disclosure of buyer information to the seller and vice versa

Each buyer expressly authorizes and directs diskvar to deliver to the seller any information buyer has provided to us (including contact information), which the seller requests for the buyer's participation in an auction.  

 

Each seller expressly authorizes and directs diskvar to deliver to the buyer any information the seller has provided to us required by the buyer (including contact information) to accomplish purchase or other purposes related to the seller's listings or auctions.

 

Buyers and sellers acknowledge and agree that diskvar has no responsibility whatsoever regarding the seller's or buyer's misuse of the personal information, for example, without limitation to contact information, addresses, any information exchanged between the two parties (buyer and seller), or any other information regarding listings or auctions or other services on our websites.

Diskvar has no control over and no obligation to monitor the seller's use of buyer information or vice versa. 

 

9. Social Media Platforms and other websites

9.1 We use several social networking and blogging platforms to communicate with our customers, some of which are operated by third parties, such as Facebook and Twitter. This Privacy Notice applies to our use of information you submit to us there, but it does not apply to what those third-party platforms do with your information. Those platforms have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to read them. Our services may include features and functionalities that allow you to share information with us that you have already provided to a third-party social networking platform. If you do so, then personal information or other data you have provided to that third party will be made available to us, pursuant to the third-party’s terms and conditions, and you consent to our use of that information according to this Privacy Notice. The information we receive from that third party may depend on the privacy settings you have on the third-party site. We may also include tools on our services that allow you to share and/or publicly post content or information from our services to your profile on a third-party social network.

 

9.2 Our websites may contain links to third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. We are not liable for the privacy procedures of such third-party websites, plug-ins, and applications. We strongly suggest that you visit the privacy policy of such Websites, plug-ins, and applications to learn about the collection and use of your personal information.


 

10. Children's Privacy

This website is not intended for children; Diskvar doesn't intentionally gather data relating to users or participants considered children by applicable regulations. It is stipulated that you have to be 18 or older to use our services.



 

11. If you fail to provide personal data 

When we need to collect Personal Data by law or under the terms of the contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you. For example, if you do not provide us with the required Personal Data, we may be unable to provide you with the services you have requested. In this case, we may have to cancel a contract you have with us, but we will notify you if this is the case.


 

12. How is your personal data collected?

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including:

 

12.1. Direct interactions.

We collect personal data you directly supply to us when you:

  • engage with our solutions to provide services by entering a contract.

  • Apply for our products or services.

  • Create an online account on our websites.

  • Go to one of our auction locations to register for an auction.

  • Fill one of our web forms.

  • Correspond with us by post, phone, email. 

  • Provide us comments, notes, reviews, or feedback.

  • Request marketing to be sent to you.

  • Subscribe to our service or publications.

  • Participate in our surveys.

  • Otherwise interacting with us.

 

12.2. Automated technologies or interactions..

As you interact with our websites, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns. We may collect this personal data by using cookies and other similar technologies.

 

12.3 Third parties or publicly available sources. 

We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources, such as:

  1. analytics providers such as Google Analytics.

  2. advertising networks

  3. search information providers.

  4. Providers of technical, payment, Shipping, and delivery services.

  5. Data brokers or aggregators.

  6. Publicly available sources.



 

13. Type of data collected

13.1 We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped in categories as follows:



 

Data Category

Corresponding Data 

Identity Data

Identifiers including first name, last name, username, title, gender, tax ID, employment status, account password, age, nationality, your signature, and in some cases, personal ID document information like driver’s license, passport, identity card, or SSN.

Contact Data

 

 

 

Identifiers, including your delivery address, email address, and telephone numbers

Logistics Data

Shipping, billing, and other information you provide related to the purchase or shipping of an item.

Financial Data

Identifiers and financial information, including credit card or debit card details, mobile pay information such as PayPal, and banking information such as bank account details.

 

Technical Data

Computer and other devices connection data, including internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type, and version, language settings, time zone setting, location, web server log information, Model or device type, operating system and version, device ID or individual device identifier, advertisement ID, cookie ID, platform and other technology on the devices you use to access our services.

Vehicle and equipment Data

Includes the make, model, condition of the vehicle, machinery, or equipment, and vehicle’s, machinery’s, or equipment’s identification numbers, which is classified as Personal Data in some jurisdictions.

Usage Data

Internet activity information, including information about how you use our website, products, and services, Webpages of ours you visit, frequency and duration of visits, page view statistics, time of access, data traffic to and from websites, the links, or other elements you click in our websites, apps, or emails; referral URLs, Details regarding your actions and interactions with sponsored or featured digital advertisement content or our marketing emails, such as ads were displayed to you, when and where they were displayed, and whether you clicked and took any subsequent act like filling out a webform or reaching sellers on Diskvar about their items, or other activities you take as part of your use of our websites, apps, or emails.

Sensory Data

Audio, visual, or similar information such as recorded calls or CCTV video footage at our physical offices and sites.

Geolocation Data

Physical location or movements, such as capturing your IP address and geolocation data from your device when you enable the use of location.

Transaction Data

Commercial data includes details about your transactions with us, payments to and from you, products and services you have purchased from us, bids you place, listings you publish, items you buy, purchased services, sales, or otherwise interacting with us.

Online Account Usage Data

includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses. In addition to the data generated through actions you take which are linked to your online accounts on our websites, for instance, when you create watchlists, save searches, search inventory, change your communication and marketing preferences, in addition to details of your participation in auctions online  (whether you bid or not).

Customer Care Data

Information connecting to queries about services, dispute resolution, and recorded customer service calls where applicable.

Marketing and Communications Data

includes your preferences about receiving marketing from Diskvar and its contracted third parties, in addition to your communication preferences and information you provide to us through one of our communication channels. in addition to aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data 


 

13.2 NOTE: We do not intentionally collect any Sensitive Data about you, including details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, sex life, sexual orientation,  information about your health, and genetic and biometric data; Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses. We request that you refrain from sharing Sensitive Data through any communication channels.


 

 










 

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14. Cookies & similar technologies

Introduction

When you visit or interact with our websites and our digital content, including any media form, media channel, mobile website, mobile application, emails, banner, or ads related or connected to our services; We, our service providers, and designated third parties may use tracking technologies such as cookies and web beacons to help in customizing our content, websites, and apps to be better, faster, safer, more personalized and overall improving your experience with us.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites place on your device as you are browsing. They are processed and stored by your web browser. In and of themselves, cookies are harmless and serve crucial functions for websites. Cookies can also generally be easily viewed and deleted.

 

What are cookies used for?

Essentially, cookies can preserve information about your behavior on the internet or ensure that a website is technically working correctly. In addition to saving your preferences about websites, so you don't have to do the same actions every time you re-visited websites and, eventually,cookies  provide you with a better online experience. 

 

 

 

CONTROL OF COOKIES.

By default, most browsers accept cookies. However, you can block cookies, remove existing cookies from your device or receive an alert before a cookie is saved on your device. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.

 

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings.

You may opt-out of some third-party cookies through the Network Advertising Initiative’s Opt-Out Tool.

 

Types of Cookies

In general, there are three different ways to classify cookies: the purpose they serve, their duration, and their provenance.

Duration

Session cookies – These cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser (or once your session ends).

Persistent cookies – This category encompasses all cookies that remain on your device until you erase them or your browser does, depending on the cookie’s expiration date.

 

 

Provenance

  • First-party cookies — As the name implies, first-party cookies are put on your device directly by the website you are visiting.

  • Third-party cookies — These are the cookies that are placed on your device, not by the website you are visiting, but by a third party that has elements embedded on the website you visit like an advertiser, social media platform,  or an analytic system.

Purpose

  • Strictly necessary cookies — These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Cookies that allow webshops to hold your items in your cart while you are shopping online are an example of strictly necessary cookies. These cookies will generally be first-party session cookies. It is not required to obtain user’s consent for these cookies. 

  • Preferences cookies — Also known as “functionality cookies,” these cookies allow a website to remember choices you have made in the past, like what language you prefer, or what your user name and password are so you can automatically log in.

  • Statistics cookies — Also known as “performance cookies,” these cookies collect information about how you use a website, like which pages you visited and which links you clicked on. None of this information can be used to identify you. It is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymized. Their sole purpose is to improve website functions. This includes cookies from third-party analytics services as long as the cookies are for the exclusive use of the owner of the website visited.

  • Marketing cookies — These cookies track your online activity to help advertisers deliver more relevant advertising or to limit how many times you see an ad. These cookies can share that information with other organizations or advertisers. These are persistent cookies and almost always of third-party provenance.

 

OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

In addition to cookies, we may use web beacons, pixel tags, and other tracking technologies on our websites to help customize the Site and improve your experience. A “web beacon” or “pixel tag” is a tiny object or image embedded in a web page or email. They are used to track the number of users who have visited particular pages and viewed emails, and acquire other statistical data. They collect only a limited set of data, such as a cookie number, time and date of page or email view, and a description of the page or email on which they reside. Web beacons and pixel tags cannot be declined. However, you can limit their use by controlling the cookies that interact with them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. Rights of the Data Subject

As a data subject under the GDPR, you may have certain rights regarding your Personal Data collected by us as follows:.

Access to Information.

Regarding your personal data, you have the right to request us to provide the following information:

(1) The categories of personal information we collect.

(2) the categories of sources from which personal information is collected.

(3) The purposes for collecting and processing.

(4) the categories of third parties to whom we will disclose your personal data.

 

Rectification.

You have the right to request us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information concerning you. 

 

You may also check and edit some of your personal information using your online account profile page.

 

 

Data Portability.

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to another data controller or service provider (where technically feasible).

Deletion\Erasure.

You can request us erase your personal data and deactivate your user account. However, depending on applicable laws, exemptions and restrictions may apply. In some instances, we will not remove the data but rather restrict further processing where the information is still necessary concerning the purpose of collecting it (e.g., exercising, defending, or establishing a legal claim). 

We may also pseudonymize, obfuscate or aggregate data where permitted. 

 

 

Withdrawing Consent.

In certain circumstances, you may withdraw your consent to personal data processing. However, withdrawing your consent does not affect the legality of any processing actions based on such consent before its withdrawal.

If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide you with certain products or services.

 

 

Restricting Processing.

In certain circumstances, you have the right to ask us to restrict (stop any active) processing of your personal data as follows:

 

  • Where you oppose the accuracy of your personal information, and while we validate the information accuracy.

  • Where the processing is unlawful, but you contest the deletion of your personal information.

  • Where we no longer need your personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require us to retain the data for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.

  • where you have objected to us processing your personal data based on our legitimate interests and pending the verifying whether we have legitimate grounds that override your own. 

 

 

 

Right to object

In certain circumstances, you can object to our processing of your personal data collected by us for certain specific purposes, such as when processing is based on our legitimate grounds or when your personal data is processed for our direct marketing (including profiling) purposes.

If individuals make such objections to our processing, we will no longer process their personal data for these purposes unless we can justify mandatory and legitimate interests that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or if the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims. 

 

Object to Automated Decision-Making

In certain circumstances, you have the right not to be subject to a decision based only on automated processing, including profiling, which has legal consequences concerning you.

 

Lodging Complaints. 

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a competent supervisory authority. However, If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates legal requirements, in that case, we hope you contact us first before you approach a supervisory authority so we can resolve your complaint peacefully.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Exercising Your Rights

You may exercise one or more of your rights described in this privacy policy free of charge. However, When requests are manifestly groundless, repetitive, excessive, or unreasonable, we may charge an appropriate fee under the applicable laws or refuse to process the request.

To exercise your rights as a data subject under the GDPR, please submit a request to:xxxxxx@Diskvar.com.

 

17. Purposes for handling your personal data

We use your personal data for a variety of different business and other purposes, including:

  1. providing solutions and services.

  2. making our websites as convenient as possible for you.

  3. responding to requests about our solutions and services.

  4. protecting our rights and the rights of others.

  5. protecting our IT systems against attacks and other unlawful activities.

  6. Communicating with you about your account and our solutions and services.

  7. Providing customer service, detecting, preventing, and investigating fraudulent or illegal activities.

  8. For other purposes (e.g., display of personalized content or advertising based on your usage behavior).

 

18. Legal bases for handling your personal information

We use your personal information based on different legal bases. In the majority of cases, the processing of data will be justified on the following legal bases:

  1. The processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps (at your request) to enter into a contract. 

  2. The processing is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations.

  3. The processing is necessary for protecting our legitimate interests, subject to your interests and fundamental rights. 

  4. Your consent on our processing of your personal information.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

19. Email Communications.

We use your email address to contact you to accomplish any contractual commitments, such as sending you invoices or settlement statements and notifying you about important information like crucial updates or security notifications. These communications are compulsory. 

Where permitted by applicable laws, we may send you pertinent marketing communications if you have registered and created an account on our websites. 

We will ask you to expressly opt into such communications if you reside in a country requiring us to obtain your express consent. 

If you receive our marketing emails, you can unsubscribe from these marketing emails by clicking the unsubscribe link in these emails.





 

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