Effective:  April 27, 2014

At Backlot Auctions, LLC (“BLA”) and our website, (“Site”), your privacy is our priority.  We are committed to respecting the privacy of our Members, and we take all necessary precautions to protect your personal information.

This policy covers how BLA treats personal information, such as your name, address, email address, or phone number, that it collects and receives.

By accessing, browsing, and/or using this Site, you acknowledge you have read, understood and agree to be bound by the policy herein.  If you do not agree to this policy, do not use this Site and exit immediately.

Information Collection and Use

To use our services, you must register with BLA using our on-line registration forms.  When you register, we will ask for information such as your name, address, email address, phone number, credit card or bank account information, business license information, zip code, and other financial information.  Once you register with BLA, and utilize our services, you are not anonymous to us.


BLA collects information about your transactions with us, including information regarding items you bid on.  We use this information for the following general purposes: to contact you, to facilitate bidding, buying, and/or selling of items by you through BLA, and to comply with laws and regulations related to purchases and sales of items by you through BLA.


We use your email address, your mailing address, and your phone number to contact you regarding administrative notices, new services, and communications relevant to your use of our Site.


We use information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the Site, to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our Terms and Conditions. At times, we may look across multiple users to identify problems or resolve disputes.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

BLA does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated third parties except:

1.  To provide products or services you have requested;

2.  To provide information to parties who work on behalf of or with BLA 
under confidentiality agreements;

3.  When you have given us your express permission;

4.  When required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary;

5.  To cooperate with the investigation of purported unlawful activities;

6.  To comply with a subpoena or other legal process served on BLA;

7.  To protect and defend the rights or property of our Members and visitors to 
our Site;

8.  To protect and defend the rights or property of BLA;

9.  To identify persons, who may be violating the law or the rights of third parties.

Storage of Information

BLA may store your account information in our databases indefinitely following the termination of your account with us, to the maximum extent allowed by law.

Confidentiality and Security

While we use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your information, BLA will have no liability for any breach of security, for disclosure of any information obtained due to errors in transmission, or for any actions of any third parties that otherwise obtain your information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet is 100% secure.  While we strive to protect your account information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of such information. If BLA learns of a security breach, we may attempt to notify you so that you can take appropriate protective steps.  You are also responsible for taking reasonable steps to protect your personal information against unauthorized disclose or misuse.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

BLA reserves the right at any time and without any notice to add to, change, modify or update this Privacy Policy simply by posting such change, update or modification on our site. Any such change, update or modification will be effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Your continued use of this Site constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any updates.


If you have questions, please contact us at:

Backlot Auctions LLC                                                                                                                                                

Maquoketa, IA  52060