Privacy Policy

Vander Kolk Auction & Appraisal Co. Privacy Policy

Vander Kolk Auction & Appraisal Company (“Vander Kolk”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains the way we collect, use and safeguard your personal information on this site.

Privacy Policy – The information we collect and why – When you register with the Site and/or submit an Absentee Bid online through the Site, Vander Kolk will require you to provide certain personally identifiable information, including your name, address, email address, zip code, gender, age, user id name and password. We also may ask you, but will not require you, to provide other information when you register.

We will use the personally identifiable information you provide when you are placing a bid, ordering a catalogue or requesting other information or services, and may use the return email address you provide us with to contact you. We may reveal your personally identifiable information to third-parties who perform services on our behalf, but only to the extent necessary to provide such services. We also reserve the right to release your personally identifiable information to the extent we determine, in our sole discretion, that such release is necessary or appropriate to comply with applicable laws, legal process, or is otherwise required by law, or when such information is sought in conjunction with investigations by law enforcement officials or legal proceedings.

Except as otherwise provided herein, we will not share, rent, sell, trade or otherwise disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties without your consent.

Like many major websites, we also use “cookies” to automatically collect certain limited non-personally identifiable information, such as the browser and type of operating system you use, to allow us to improve the design and content of our site, to offer you various products, programs or services, or, in the aggregate, to analyze site usage.

You may adjust your browser preferences not to accept cookies, but if you do, you may not be able to take advantage of certain features enjoyed by other visitors to our site.

Children’s privacy

This site is not directed to children under the age of thirteen and Vander Kolk does not knowingly collect or share information from children under the age of thirteen. For additional information about protecting your children’s privacy online, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s site at:

Commitment to security

Vander Kolk will take all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information. You should be aware, however, that transmissions made over the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. We are not responsible for any errors that occur during transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties.

Conditions of use and Notices

Your use of this Site and your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of this Site constitutes agreement to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions, including limitations on damages and application of the law of the State of Michigan.

Changes to our policy

Vander Kolk reserves the right to change or update this Privacy Policy (or any of its other policies or practices) at any time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your information, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what personal information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Contact Vander Kolk Auction and Appraisal Co. for questions (616) 437-1047

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