This website is operated by Certified Collectibles Group, LLC or one of its affiliated companies (“CCG”).
Information Collection and Use; Choice and Consent
When you register for free membership, we collect your first and last name, country, public name, email address, and password. When you register for a paid membership, we also collect your credit card number, credit card expiration date, CVV, billing postal code, billing street address, shipping address and phone number. When you log in, we collect your username and password. We use this information to create and manage your account and your member profile, to contact you about your account and submissions, and to send you email newsletters, promotional emails, and other promotional materials if you have opted in to receive them. We may in the future use your Personal Information to send text messages or push notifications relating to our services and your account.
When you contact us for information or support through the Contact Us page, by email or by clicking on a service email address, we collect your email address, name and phone number in order to respond to you.
When you enter your email address, first and last name, mailing address and/or telephone number through a CCG “landing page” and/or in connection with a contest or promotion, we collect that information in order to send you email newsletters, promotional emails, other promotional materials, and/or prize materials.
When you apply for a job on our careers page by faxing or emailing us your resume or C.V., we collect your email address and the information you submit to us, which may include other Personal Information. We use this information to assess your qualifications for the job you applied for and to contact you for an interview if we choose to do so. We will retain your information in case additional positions become available.
When you submit an item for grading or other purposes, we collect your name, phone number, email, postal address and payment information including a credit card number. We use this information to contact you about your submission, to process your transaction, to provide the services you request and to return your submission to you once grading and other requested services are completed.
If you register your collectibles in the NGC, PMG or CGC Registry programs and provide your collection information we will display it publicly on the Site. We will add this information to your profile. You may also choose to add collectibles to your profile without having them displayed publicly.
If you choose to post messages in our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback for other users, we will collect the information you choose to disclose and we may add it to your profile. If you send us personal correspondence, such as e-mails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the site, we may collect the information and we may add it to your profile.
When you use our mobile apps NGC and NGC Coin Details, we collect your user ID to identify individual users.
You may opt out from receipt of our emails by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the emails you receive from us or by opting out in the “Communication Preferences” section of “My Account” on our website. You have the right to object to the use of your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes by email, on a going forward basis, by emailing us at [email protected].
You may revoke your consent, and/or object to or block processing of your Personal Information by emailing a request to us at [email protected]. We will respond to your request in accordance with the law that applies to you. Your Personal Information which we processed prior to your request may not be deleted from our Site system records but will be blocked from further processing without your permission. A request to revoke consent or block processing of your Personal Information may not apply to information collected by cookies or used internally to recognize you and/or facilitate your visits to the Site, or information we may keep to comply with legal requirements.
When you visit the Site, we use session “cookies,” a piece of information stored on your computer temporarily, to allow us to uniquely identify your browser while you are browsing or interacting with the Site. Session cookies also help us confirm your identity and are required in order to log into your account. If you wish to prevent cookies from being used as you navigate our Site, you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies and/or indicate when a cookie is being sent.
Users who disable their web browsers’ ability to accept cookies will be able to browse the Site, but will not be able to access or take advantage of all of the features and services on the Site. We therefore recommend you do not block or disable these cookies. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been sent and how to manage, as well as delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Protection of Your Information
We will take appropriate technical and organizational safeguards to protect Personal Information from theft, other loss, misuse, and any unauthorized access, copying, collection, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the Personal Information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
We will retain Personal Information for as long as necessary to provide our services. We will retain and use Personal Information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Information that is collected by the Website may be disclosed in the following ways:
- Information may be disclosed to affiliates in the Certified Collectibles Group of companies for internal purposes;
- Non-personal information and de-identified aggregate information may be disclosed to Google Analytics or other third parties; and
In addition, information that is collected by the Website may be disclosed or used in the following ways, unless you opt-out of such disclosures or uses:
- Information may be disclosed to affiliates in the Certified Collectibles Group of companies and used to market goods or services of the Certified Collectibles Group of companies;
- Information may be disclosed to affiliates in the Certified Collectibles Group of companies and used to market goods or services of third parties; and
- Information may be disclosed to third parties and used to market goods or services of such third parties.
We will disclose your information in response to valid legal process, for example, in response to a court order, a subpoena or other legal request for information, and/or to comply with applicable legal and regulatory reporting requirements. We also may disclose your information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or other request for information from the U.S. or other government entities, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or to verify or enforce compliance with our policies and with applicable laws, or as otherwise required or permitted by law or consistent with legal requirements.
In addition, we may transfer your information to an entity or individual that acquires, buys, or merges with CCG or our other business units. You will be notified in advance of any rights you may have to block or object to this transfer of your information.
International or Cross-Border Transfer of Your Personal Information and Your Express Agreement
Links to Other Sites; Transactions with Third Parties
CCG is not responsible for and will not be a party to any transactions between you and a third-party provider of products, information or services. CCG does not monitor such transactions or ensure the confidentiality of your Personal Information, including credit card information, for any third-party transaction. Any separate charges or obligations you incur in your dealings with these third parties linked to the Site are solely your responsibility.
Our site is directed to individuals who are the age of majority or older in their jurisdiction of residence. We do not knowingly collect information from children. If you believe your child has provided information to the Site please contact us using the information provided below.
Your California Privacy Rights; California Do Not Track Disclosures
If you are a California resident, California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your Personal Information by CCG or its subsidiaries to a third party for the third party’s direct marketing purposes. Since we do not make such disclosures, we are exempt from these reporting requirements. In addition, we currently do not honor Do Not Track signals.
Accessing Your Information
You may access, review, change, update or delete your Personal Information, request information about our collection, use and disclosure of such information, and request information on our policies and practices relating to disclosure of information to our service providers, by contacting us at [email protected]. We will respond to these requests in accordance with the laws that apply to you. You can help us maintain the accuracy of your information by promptly notifying us of any changes to your information.
CCG commits to resolving complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your Personal Information. If you believe your privacy rights have been violated or you disagree with any action CCG has taken with regard to your Personal Information you may file a complaint with CCG by emailing us at [email protected].
If you have questions or suggestions, or wish to correct your Personal Information, please email us at [email protected].
You may contact us at:
PO Box 4711
Sarasota, FL 34230
Email: [email protected]
By Phone: +1 941 360 3994
By Fax: +1 941 360 2553
Terms of Website Use
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