Share Trading Associates, LLC ("STA") understands clearly that information that you provide to us is private and is treated accordingly. We store and process the information on computers located in the United States that are protected by physical as well as technological security devices.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable local laws and rules regarding online conduct and privacy, as well as content. Specifically, but not as a limitation, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding transmission of technical and personal data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside. Furthermore, you understand that if you reside outside the USA, your data will be transmitted to and stored on servers in the United States.
The Information That Is Collected When you register on our website, we collect certain personal identification information from you such as your name, e-mail address and other personal information. When you visit our website, we obtain general information about you, including technical information related to your computer and the manner in which you are accessing our site in the form of cookies, web beacons and server logs. In addition, we may gather information about your website browsing habits and the bids you make. From time to time, we may gather information from you when you respond to emails, complete questionnaires or surveys, or use our other services. We may aggregate the general and personal information that we gather about you with information of other users.
Use of the Information We use your information to contact you, ensure that you are eligible to participate in our auctions, allow you to place bids on property and allow us to better understand how our website is used in order to improve and customize our services for you. We may also use the information that we collect during the registration process to notify you about important functionality changes to the website and new services. We reserve the right to share information about you solely in aggregated form (that will not enable anyone to personally identify you) to third parties for analytics and similar uses. Furthermore, we will still share your information in the following instances:
- If you download property information or place a bid on a particular property, third parties who are involved with the sale of the property may be given access to your contact information.
- If you use your credit card on our website, we do not store credit card information; but we pass information in a secure fashion to our banks and credit card processing services who may store that information.
- When we are compelled to do so by law or by an order of a court or governmental authority.
- In order to cooperate with law enforcement authorities or governmental regulatory bodies.
Cookies SHAREbid.com uses "cookies" and similar technologies to record information. A cookie is a small data file that websites store on your hard drive when you visit them. Cookies allow us to measure activity on our site and to improve your user experience by remembering your password and viewing preferences and allowing you to visit our site without re-registering. Cookies allow us to determine which areas and features of our site are more popular by measuring user activity. This information allows us to retain the required information for your bidding and browsing to function and make improvements and updates to improve your experience on this website. In order for our website to function properly, you should set your browser to allow cookies.
Account Protection Your password is the key to your account. Use unique numbers, letters and special characters, and do not disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, remember that you are responsible for all actions taken in the name of your account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately notify STA and change your password.
Surveys We always aim to improve the services we offer. As a result, we may occasionally canvass our customers using surveys. Participation in surveys is voluntary, and you are under no obligation to reply to any survey you might receive from this website. Should you choose to do so, we will treat the information you provide with the same high level of security as all other customer information in our possession.
Third-Party Sites and Links This website may contain links to other websites. We provide these links for your convenience, but we do not review, control or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by others, including what information those sites collect about you. We are not responsible for the performance of these sites or for your business dealings with them. Your use of other websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites, including the privacy policies. STA does not share personal information with such sites.
Revised: November 29, 2017
How to Bid
1Set up a free user account
Free registration with no obligation. You may register before or after receiving an invitation to bid for shares or sell shares on SHAREbid.
Accept your personal invitation from the company that issued shares that you are interesting in bidding for.
When given access, review company information and documents on the share auction page and consult advisors to make informed decisions.
4Place Online Bid
Place your bid on your selected shares prior to the deadline.
5Winner is Declared
Buyer details are sent to company. The company coordinator assists Buyer and Seller with final paperwork and shares are transferred.